Tanja Barnes

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Mono Lake in 360°

Those that know me know that my favorite getaway in California is to hit the road and get on the US 395 — specifically, the segment that crosses the Mojave Desert and Owens Valley and then passes east of the Sierra Nevada mountain range all the way on to Carson City. I love everything about the […]

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Foster the People’s “Supermodel” Mural in #DTLA Gets Pwned

View on Google Maps Street View By its very nature, street art, and mural art is impermanent so my efforts in documenting it with immersive panoramic technology help to preserve the fact that a piece even existed. Case in point: earlier this year I posted this panorama of the epic Foster the People “Supermodel” mural […]

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I ♥︎ San Francisco Street Art

  This past weekend on August 2nd and 3rd, 2014, Flickr members around the world organized photo walks to celebrate the best photo community on the planet for a Global Street Art Photo Walk. The theme for the weekend “street art”. Yep, it was literally right up my alley. It included graffiti, murals, stencils, installations, wheat […]

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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.

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Valley of Fire in 360° Panorama on Roundme

View on Google Maps Street View 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 […]

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DTLA in 360° Panorama Series: “Redemption of Angels” by DTOAR / Fin DAC

Another 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 Coca-Cola Company building built in 1915 that replaced the […]

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Introducing the new RICOH THETA

Testing my new Ricoh Theta! #cnn #sr360 #theta360 – 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!”

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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 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 […]

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DTLA in 360°: Luis M Commission for the KC Salon

 Located near Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles, this mural by Luis M was commissioned by the KC Salon in 2011. Check it out on Google Maps.

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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.

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