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A man sits in a cafe in downtown Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dana Barsuhn

The Bill of Rights tall ship sails the waters off of Marina del Rey. The ship, a replica of a 19th century gaff topsail schooner, sailed from Oxnard on May 15 to participate in a boat show as well as educational programs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anders Dahl

"I noticed these two kids running back and forth around the pool area," photographer Romeo Doneza said of this image. "I immediately positioned my camera at a low level and set it to high speed to freeze the moment."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Romeo Doneza

Community members celebrate the Leimert Park Art Walk's second anniversary

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sahra Sulaiman

Hot air balloons are lighted up at night during the "Balloon Glow" at the first night of the Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival at Lake Skinner in Winchester.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Diane Trimble

"A homemade lens filter made from paper solar-eclipse sunglasses and black construction paper" is used to shoot the Transit of Venus between the Earth and the sun on June 5.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jolyne L. Harris

A Hi-Spy Viewing Machine at Griffith Observatory

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Edward Conde

A wooden Clint Eastwood, the work of a local artist, watches over the 2 Freeway.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Dreyer

Asher Bradshaw performs a trick at the Polar Bear Pool Jam amateur skateboarding competition at Venice Skatepark.

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Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for June

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Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for June

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Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for June

One thing I noticed about this month’s selections is a lack of black-and-white photos. While we usually have about an even split between color and black-and-white photos, June’s are mostly color. Is this likely due to a seasonal change among photographers who want to take advantage of the bright light and vibrant colors offered by the sunlight and the extended “golden hour” late in the day? Even with my iPhone, I’ve started switching from my standard Hipstamatic BlackKeys Supergrain film to (gasp!) the subtle colors of DC Film.

Regardless of the camera, the “film” or the lens used, we’re after good pictures. This month’s standouts include an image of Asher Bradshaw performing a trick at an amateur skateboarding competition, community members celebrating the Leimert Park Art Walk’s second anniversary, and perhaps the most bizarre photo of the month, a wooden Clint Eastwood keeping watch over the 2 Freeway. It’s amazing what you can find when you just get out there in the city and explore.

So get out there, take some pictures, if you’re feeling lucky.

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  1. August 1, 2012, 4:19 pm

    [...] Southern California Moments best of June [...]

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