Well, the Flickr Meeter-Uppers (“Meetr-Upprs”?) were very, very fun and very, very friendly and they played with me and we had very, very fun! If there is a Flickr Meetup in your part of the world, I’d highly recommend going. Because I am insecure like that, I brought out a lot of my fancy toys. But there were Meetr-Upprs, who just brought along li’l point-‘n-shooters and had a great time and got great shots.
From this walk, I have learned, when I am free to photograph anything, anyway, I think I am a two-trick pony: Pictures of people and anything with my fisheye lens. That’s all I got.
Because I am old and grumpy and not entirely cotton with all this new-fangled digital photography hooey, I sort of have a rule when using Photoshop that goes way back to 1980s J-school. If I can manipulate the image in a darkroom in such this way, then I’ll let myself do it in Photoshop. So, I black-and-whited a lot, so it’s arty.
The walk started at Union Station...
|Got a light? Backpacking bro?|
|Last of the Nearsighted Mohican.|
|Waiting in Union Station|
|Union Station magazines for sale.|
|Lupe's Candy Shop.|
|Sweet little seniorita on Olvera Street.|
|Sticker tag near American Hotel.|
|L.A. Flickr Meetr-Upprs in front of the American Hotel.|
Ran into (figuratively and, for me, of course, literally...) a parkur club.
|PKLA parkur friends.|
|Got chakra? This yoga pose is called Winter Egrit Waits for Beer.|
...and Peace Out, friends!
|Peace. L.A. Plaza Park.|