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A reveler in the Long Beach Mardi Gras Parade at Rainbow Harbor stops to pose for a picture with photographer Teresa Ward on March 5.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Teresa E Ward

"The Knickerbocker Hotel is steeped in Hollywood lore," says Cory Miller, who took this shot of the building on Jan. 21. Today, it contains apartments for senior citizens.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Cory Miller

A family with painted faces stands together for a portrait by Susan Catherine at the Annual Day of the Dead celebration at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in 2010.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Susan Catherine

Photographer "Bubba101" looks up to capture this image of the Theme Building at LAX.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: "Bubba101"

Richard Luu captures a woman admiring the remarkable architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall -- the Frank Gehry-designed home of the L.A. Philharmonic.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Richard Luu

Alex Lerner snapped this moment of an older man gently teasing a boy on the escalator of the Hollywood and Highland Metro station.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alex Lerner

Dylan "Fish 'N' Chips" Hurst performs a move called an X-Up at the art collective Casa de Angelopes' warehouse in Inglewood. Photo by Mikey Wally.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mikey Wally

Francisco Arcaute braved the wind and rain to capture a picture of these palm trees rocked by a recent storm at Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro. To make the image, Arcaute used Fuji 1600 ISO film and a 20mm lens on a Nikon F "because they are indestructible."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francisco Arcaute

Photographer John Teer used the cross-processing technique to achieve a unique shot of Elmo, of "Sesame Street" fame, at the Santa Monica Pier.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Teer

Antonio Salazar caught these musicians, who play at various restaurants on East Caesar E. Chavez Avenue, between gigs in East L.A.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Antonio Salazar

"When it comes to the city, people are the most interesting landscape," says photographer ".sanden." of this photograph taken March 5 at Union Station in downtown Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ".sanden."

Jonathan Martinez photographs downtown L.A. from an empty lot just south of Dodger Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jonathan Martinez

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Spring comes a little late this year, and March brought us winter rainstorms, Mardi Gras and a St. Patrick’s Day-themed Elmo. The images submitted remind us of the importance of always looking for that unique perspective, even if it’s as simple as moving your frame to take advantage of negative space, as in the image of the Theme Building at LAX, or acting quickly to capture a decisive moment on a Hollywood escalator.

For April, we’re looking forward to more great moments — and might even have a couple of challenges coming.

Submit images to Southern California Moments here or through Flickr. Check out all Southern California Moments photos of the day here.

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