Sunday Night Lights in the NoHo Arts District on Roundme

Every Sunday evening this June and July, Sunday Night Lights is happening for people to come and create, dance, listen, slam and express something. It goes from 7pm to 11pm in the NoHo Arts District at the Secret Rose Theater on Magnolia.Sunday Night Lights is hosted by Off the Wall Graffiti, a fantastic non-profit organization that helps youth express themselves creatively without having
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Virtual Tour of Las Vegas Street Art Featuring Works by Alexis Diaz, AWARE, D*Face, Doze Green, Vhils and Zio Zeigler

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas -- literally!Last year, the Life is Beautiful Festival, backed by Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, was held in Downtown Las Vegas and a number of street artists were invited to participate to give the Fremont East Entertainment District a makeover. The festival has long since ended but the works of Alexis Diaz, AWARE, D*Face, Doze Green, Vhils and Zio Zeigler have been left
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Valley of Fire in 360° Panorama on Roundme

Recently I discovered this new website to showcase my panoramic images called Roundme. The image quality that Roundme offers is super sharp with an elegant user interface making the site highly effective for an immersive view. I really like what they have to offer and I hope you will too. I think this platform is so cool, I've gone and updated all of this year's blog posts to feature the same images
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DTLA in 360° Panorama Series: "Redemption of Angels" by DTOAR / Fin DAC

View on Google MapsAnother ab-fab-collab for the City of Angels Arts District is by DTOAR (pronounced detour, an acronym for the "Drunken Taxicabs of Absolute Reality") and Fin DAC. This piece is entitled "Redemption of Angels" and was completed a year ago last April.Across the street is the the Coca-Cola Company building built in 1915 that replaced the company's  former location on San Pedro
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Introducing the new RICOH THETA

Spherical Image - RICOH THETA Imagine my surprise when, earlier today, the UPS guy delivered a package to my door from Ricoh USA. At first I was mystified. I wondered to myself "What is this? I didn't order any camera gear!"I ripped open the box with excitement and inside was a brand new Ricoh Theta, a one-shot 360 panoramic camera that's just arrived on the market.The New RICOH THETAThe enclosed
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DTLA in 360° Panorama Series: "Alice in Wonderland" Virtual Tour

In Skid Row, at the corner of Towne Avenue and East 4th Street (view on Google Maps) is a fantastic series of street art that riffs on the "Alice in Wonderland" theme.In all, there are 12 panels altogether and I've captured 11 of them to view in this virtual tour.  I'm bummed I didn't get all of them but one of the vendors was open for business at the time so it was impossible to get a photo.It
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DTLA in 360° Panorama Series: Luis M Commission for the KC Salon

View on Google MapsLocated near Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles, this mural by Luis M was commissioned by the KC Salon in 2011.Love me, love my Doge! DNFefCqH9pGpYsXxyxVg7o34dyzuahwNZD
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I'm the Featured Photographer Today on Flickr!

Today on the Flickr blog have the honor of being the featured photographer where I discuss street art, the Los Angeles mural scene and of course, 360° photography from how I got started to my camera set-up.In my interview with Arnold Chao, the Senior Editor at Flickr, I mentioned that I got hooked on photographing street art in the 80's as I was passing through Checkpoint Charlie on a visit to East
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The American Hotel Street Art Free Wall in 360°

The American Hotel Free Wall - View on Google Maps Back in January I captured this pano of the American Hotel's free wall. It featured a piece by Cali Killa called ”Beware Hipsters” (above). Then last week, I took this pano of the same wall (below) which features among other works, a message from Fearless LA, a church group originally from Modesto that's settled into the Los Angeles scene.In
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