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A motorist drives beneath the 6th Street Bridge, which spans the Los Angeles River and connects downtown L.A. to Boyle Heights. The historic bridge, built in 1932, has a degenerative structural problem known as concrete cancer and needs to be replaced.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

The Pacific Park Ferris wheel lights up the night at Santa Monica Pier. The solar-powered ride is the centerpiece attraction at the amusement park on the 100-year-old pier.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Musician Billy Coats plays his horn near the intersection of Spring and 9th streets in downtown Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Items for sale are displayed on the sidewalk along La Brea Avenue, a street lined with some of L.A.'s trendiest home furnishings stores, clothiers and eateries.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A large crucifix erected in a vacant lot catches the last rays of sunlight as dusk descends on South Phoenix.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Dodgers players take to the practice fields during spring training at Camelback Ranch in Phoenix.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A diner is reflected in the window of a vintage pickup in Blythe, Calif., a desert community on the Colorado River at the California-Arizona border.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Tims

The setting sun casts an orange glow over an airplane boneyard on the eastern outskirts of Phoenix, where dozens of commercial aircraft are mothballed, disassembled and recycled.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

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Outtakes | Luis Sinco

A photographer’s assignment gets edited down for the newspaper and online. Details and moments significant to the photographer often don’t make the cut. “Outtakes” presents a selection of those images. We welcome comments and discussion.

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1 Comment

  1. February 27, 2013, 11:05 am

    I'm curious why the Dodger's Spring Training photo didn't make the cut, even for the original slideshow. It's an excellent shot.

    Thanks for your great photos, Luis.

    By: Kevin Lara

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