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An abandoned cement factory in the desert outside Niland. Cross-processed negative film.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: "Lostlosangeles"

A one-handed guitarist plays on Hollywood Boulevard near Vine Street.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Zach Whitford

The double yellow lines on the road converge toward the desert horizon in this image taken at Joshua Tree National Park on Sept. 19, 2010.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mert Turkoglu

The Watts Towers reflected in a street puddle on Feb. 20.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Justin Jakobson

People watchers set up their vantage points on Spring Street to watch CicLAvia bicyclists on April 10.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jodie Mae Calderon

A child on a swing at Santa Monica Beach on April 8. Taken with a Vivitar Ultra Wide & Slim, a plastic toy camera.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Greg Stonebraker

Notes carved into the bamboo trees at the Japanese Garden at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Royce R.

Jacob Moss launches himself down a set of stairs at Pitzer College in Claremont on April 15.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Will Clark

Quinn Killick looks over Newbury Park from a vantage point in the Santa Monica Mountains. Taken with a Mamiya 7 and Portra NC film.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Randall Phenning

Metro riders wait for the train at the Hollywood & Highland station on April 2.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Candice Montgomery

A tender moment captured at the Blessing of the Animals on Olvera Street on April 23

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Greg Lilly

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