A collection of photographs of the characters and places that make Los Angeles an amalgamation of intersecting cultures, colors, tastes, and sounds. An inspiring surrealist city full of paradoxes and beauty. All photography shot on 35mm.

Fashion District fruit stand. 35mm

Vintage gum machine at Fashion District sewing machine shop. 35mm

Mario has a passion for sewing machines. Not only does he repair and sell them he also collects vintage ones. People from all over seek his services and he even travels to China once a year to check what the sewing machine scene is like. He was kind enough to show me around and share his passion with me. 35mm.

Empty dance floor. La Cita, Downtown Los Angeles. 35mm.

El Patio. Downtown LA. 35mm.

La Cita. Downtown LA. 35mm.

Indoor bar. La Cita. LA's greatest dive bar, a microcosm of Los Angeles with stiff drinks and great music. 35mm.

Virgil Village, Los Angeles. My quickly gentrifying neighborhood. 35mm.

Romero's chicken and donuts, great burritos. Virgil Village, Los Angeles. 35mm.

You are god. Silver Lake, CA. 35mm.

Frutero. Silver Lake, CA. 35mm

Convenience store. Silver Lake, CA. 35mm.

No longer here. Silver Lake, CA. 35mm.