Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

A child runs past a mural on Brooks Avenue in Venice.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Ares

An empty Dodger Stadium, viewed from a helicopter during an aerial tour of Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nancy Dushkin

A pigeon in the background "photobombs" the photographer's image of the pigeon foreground in Pasadena.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kathy Degner

A gap in a wall being demolished in Culver City.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Erin Xavier

A woman walks through the light and shadows created by a skylight in Union Station.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Romeo Doneza

Monrovia's historic Santa Fe depot, captured on a Revueflex SD-1 SLR with cross-processed Fujichrome Velvia 50 slide film.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Justin Jakobson

A street vendor's stall in Chinatown.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Harry Datu

Mission Viejo Lake, seen at 6 a.m.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alyssa Hunter

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Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for April 2013

We hit the ground running in April’s best of Southern California Moments, with Michael Ares’ image of a child running past a mural in Venice. The mural, position and pose of the child and composition of the photo are excellent in this shot. From there Nancy Dushkin takes us high up above Dodger Stadium in a helicopter, and Kathy Degner captures a bizarre moment of one pigeon “photobombing” another.

Two other personal favorites from the month include Romeo Doneza’s image of a woman framed by the light and shadows created by a skylight at Union Station, and Justin Jakobson’s haunting image of an abandoned Santa Fe rail depot in Monrovia. Jakobson’s use of cross-processing, or when photographs are processed in chemicals intended for a different type of film, is a great demonstration of how photographers would achieve a specific look in images before the advent of easy filters in Photoshop and Instagram.

We close out the set with a Alyssa Hunter’s image of a 6 a.m. scene at Mission Viejo Lake. The placid lake waters, reflections of the mountains and cool early morning tones creates a scene that makes the viewer feel very relaxed, and perhaps a little jealous.

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