I recently gave a talk to a group on Zoom, and my friend Mimi Bliss had a great idea–why not shoot a little video intro about yourself to break up the monotony of the virtual talking heads? Thanks Mimi! I did indeed have a blast making this, so figured I’d share here–especially since many people go to my website, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter for the basic bio details. Now they can live on, direct from the sands of Manhattan Beach! (And look for great cameos by Kermit the Fr
Today’s #Photowalk: tour the historic Bayfront of Newport, home to working fishermen, cute shops, waterfront restaurants and local sea lions, then head to the car to catch the art deco Yaquina Bay Bridge, the historic Yaquina Head Lighthouse and then finally the rocky terrain of the Devil’s Punchbowl park. The walk through town is about 1 mile through town, 1.7 miles if you continue up the hill, and you should, to the Yaquina Bay State Recreation Site. This is where you’ll fi
A visual guide for your Santa Barbara #Photowalk, step by step, from the old Santa Barbara Mission down to the Waterfront. START HERE: 2201 Laguna Street The Mission, take note, has strict photography rules, so don’t plan on shooting wedding or engagement portraits here and leave your tripod and drone at home. Or else they will stop you and ask you to pay a hefty filming fee. The Mission, circa 1786, is a building you can capture from the outside, during the day, with bright
Let’s take a Photowalk to Newport Beach, California! https://youtu.be/qTVfoc8KhKQ Get out your cameras. Newport Beach #Photowalk by Jefferson Graham Our road trip down the Orange County Coast Highway continues to ritzy Newport Beach, home to swanky homes, the Fashion Island mall, lots of boats on the harbor and some pretty dramatic beaches. Best of all–a really cool island in the middle of it all called Balboa. Balboa Island, on #NewportBeach #Photowalk Newport Beach is direc
Manhattan Beach is the quintessential Los Angeles beach town, a little oasis tucked away from the big city.
We’re a small community of 35,000 folks, flanked by the Pacific ocean, and the theme everywhere is waves, water and an ocean breeze.
The average daily temperature is 72 degrees. What to do when visiting Manhattan Beach? It’s a question we get a lot. Stay tuned for some answers. In our latest post, we offer our suggestions on how to spend your day, centered, naturally,
Our favorite time of day is early, early morning, before the sun comes up, when it’s just us, the birds, some random joggers and surfers out on the streets of Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach.
We invite you to join our pre-dawn activities, when we join the flock and soar above the Pier, Roundhouse, lifeguard stations, Pier Avenue, Good Stuff and other local sights of the South Bay and watch our videos of early mornings at the beach. #manhattanbeachphotowalk #roundhouse #her
Roller blading in Manhattan Beach on the Strand Come take a ride with us as we visit the fabled Manhattan Beach Strand, starting at the Pier, and then continuing down to 1st Street, past the surf, roller bladers, cyclists and strollers.
This is a fun video with lots of movemenent–and if you haven’t been to the Strand, come check it out. It’s always summer here, and a fun place to walk, run or roll around. #elsegundo #hermosa #photographer #redondo #waves #photography #surf #
Come join us for a walking tour of downtown Manhattan Beach.
We start at City Hall, and continue by Uncle Bill’s Pancake House, Udderly Perfect, Growing Wild, Skechers, Becker Bakery and the beautiful beach on a glorious September Saturday afternoon.
This was all shot on our new geek obsession, the Osmo camera. Manhattan Beach is the jewel of the South Bay area of Los Angeles, also home to Hermosa, Redondo Beach, Palos Verdes, Torrance and the Palos Verdes Peninsula. It’s h
Scenes from summer in Manhattan Beach. The view from Manhattan Avenue and Manhattan Beach Blvd., down to the Roundhouse and Pier A perfect summer pastime at the beach–practicing the highwire on a volleyball net. The perfect summer afternoon treat–a waffle cone from Manhattan Beach Creamery The busy candy-filled filled ice cream parlor that is the Manhattan Beach Creamery Jogging on the Strand in Manhattan Beach on a summer afternoon Bikes in the sand, on a summer August Satur
Bonneville, Washington In thinking about the Gorge–and the towns of Cascade Locks and Hood River (Oregon) and Washington’s Stevenson and Bonneville Hot Springs, it’s all about the wind and water. Here’s the view from the top of the hike. Across the river–on the historic Bridge of the Gods, a $2 toll will bring you to Cascade Locks, Oregon, a small town also on the river, best known for summer cherries and the Portland Spirit, a historic 1900s era triple deck paddle-wheeler, w
Catalina Island, as seen from the hillside and Inn on Mt. Ada. Part of the #SoCalPhotowalks series by Jefferson Graham The old Wrigley mansion sits atop the hill above Avalon, the main city on Catalina Island, and for years it’s been open to guests looking for the most luxurious place in town to stay.
Room rates for the Inn at Mt. Ada have averaged between a hefty $500-$700 a night, but we know a great secret to enjoy the Inn at a bargain price. Have lunch on the patio, for
A classic from the Graham and Graham Photography archives: our Weekend in Paris video. Manhattan Beach and the South Bay are pretty spectacular, but there’s nothing like Paris! Viva la France! #photographer #video #manhattanbeach #france #paris
Have you seen our award-winning “Manhattan Beach Minute” video? In just 60 seconds, we show you the sights and sounds of our hometown, from the ocean and sand, from sunup to sunset.
Click the link above, and you’ll see:
–Fishing with Dynamite
–Manhattan Beach Brewing Co.
–The Strand House
–The Shade Hotel
–Diane’s Bikini shop
–Uncle Bill’s Pancakes
Graham and Graham Photography is based in beautiful Manhattan Beach, California, at 2209 Laurel Avenue, in the heart of the 90266. #elsegundo #hermosa #photographer #redondo #grahamandgraham #90266 #manhattanbeach
Here’s some views of our hometown, Manhattan Beach, by the local photographers that we are. Best place in the world to live! Downtown Manhattan Beach, overlooking the Pier, from Manhattan Avenue and Manhattan Beach Blvd. Photo by Graham and Graham Photography The Skechers flagship store in Manhattan Beach. Photo by Graham and Graham Photography The Strand House overlooks the ocean from Manhattan Beach Blvd. Photo by Graham and Graham Photography The Strand House overlooks the
As Manhattan Beach based photographers, there’s nothing we love more than coming down to the Pier in early morning, as the sun is just about to start glowing over our jewel city of 35,000 folks. Collage of shots of the Manhattan Beach Pier in 90266, by Graham and Graham Photography, as the sun is just starting to shine over it. For those of who haven’t been one of those privileged to check it out, the Pier is a wonder to see, 928 feet long and located at the very bottom of M