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"Faux-laroid" at the Macy's parking lot in Pasadena.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Howard Fang

Vegan tiramisu at Cafe Gratitude, taken with Instagram.

A collection of signs off California Highway 62, between Palm Springs and the Arizona border.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Heidi Knack

The Ferris wheel at the Orange County fair, taken with Hipstamatic.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Skylar Aud

A sign marks the Los Angeles River on the Broadway bridge near Elysian Park.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Gutierrez

A woman protects herself from the sun in Santa Monica. Taken with a BlackBerry.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeanie Choe

Two bicyclists riding in Santa Monica. Taken on an Android phone.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Lloyd

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Southern California Moments: Go mobile! In review

The U.S. Navy drops anchor in San Pedro, 1919-1940

In 1914, the Panama Canal opened, allowing the easy movement of U.S. Navy ships between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. In June 1919, President Wilson transferred half of the...   View Post»

   

Southern California Moments: Go mobile! In review

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Southern California Moments: Go mobile! In review

Pictures in the News | February 6, 2012

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Southern California Moments: Go mobile! In review

Pictures in the News | August 15, 2011

A Somali woman sits on the floor at a hospital in Mogadishu as her child, suffering from malnutrition, lies on a desk and is fed intravenously. More than 100,000 people have...   View Post»

Southern California Moments: Go mobile! In review

When we launched “Go mobile!” week, we originally thought it would be completely different from our earlier film week challenge. Looking through the photos, however, it struck me that the irony of mobile photography is how hard it tries to replicate the look and feel of film.

Five of our seven selected photos have artificial borders placed around them to mimic a film frame. Many other mobile photo apps can reproduce the look of specific films or camera formats, even if you don’t place a frame around the photo. The most portable, immediate form of photography seeks to emulate what’s now the slowest and most deliberate.

What do you think?

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1 Comment

  1. August 13, 2011, 5:01 pm

    Mr. Aud's wonderfully executed phto of that ferris wheel really brings back mnemories of what those good old-fashioned county fairs should be—not fancy booths selling kitsch, but fun in the sun

    By: smart8001@aol.com

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