The summer is long over and the crowds should be gone, but they’re not. There’s always a party, and a huge smorgasbord of street performers, vendors selling everything from your name on a piece of rice and miniature skulls to little painted surfboards and bawdy swimsuits and throngs of tourists. More than 10 million people yearly come to visit this only-in-LA attraction, according to the local Chamber of Commerce, which says Venice is the No. 2 tourist draw in Southern Califo
Tiny Balboa Island is only 1.7 miles long, a sliver of Newport Beach, California, and it feels like a step in time back to the classic Southern California summer beach town. Here it’s all about the sun, swim, boating and good life, topped off every day evening with a chocolate covered Balboa Bar. Balboa Island Photowalk, scenic Newport Beach, part of the #SoCalPhotowalks series by Jefferson Graham Take a look around with our Photowalk. #OCPhotowalk #NewportBeachPhotowalk #Ora
We love capturing time-lapse shots, and watching the world fly by at super fast speeds.
Click below to see our beloved Manhattan Beach Pier at 6:30 a.m. on a recent Saturday, from the water, above ground and beyond, in a YouTube clip. We threw in a slo-mo clip at the end as well, because, well, we couldn’t help ourselves. The Manhattan Beach Pier, at 6:30 a.m., so early that we could catch her reflection in the water. We photographed the Pier on the new iPhone 8 Plus smartph
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
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