Photographs: Southern California

Building and Los Angeles Sky – Fine Art Photography Article

Building and Los Angeles Sky Southern California sky reflected on the surfaces of a modern tower.Building and Los Angeles Sky. © Copyright 2013 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Southern California sky reflected on the surfaces of a modern tower.Although it seems like it should have been an obvious thing, I recall realizing for the first time that the appearance of modern reflective towers like this one comes more from what is not the building than what is. With the…

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Walkway, Arch, and Stairs | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Walkway, Arch, and Stairs | G Dan Mitchell Photography Architectural details at Balboa Park, San DiegoWalkway, Arch, and Stairs. © Copyright 2013 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Architectural details at Balboa Park, San DiegoOne thing that has fascinated me as I’ve spent more time reviewing old files during the pandemic is the variations in how much I recall about the original experience of making the images. In some cases the recollection is so clear that I literally remember almost…

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Garden Wall Arches | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Garden Wall Arches | G Dan Mitchell Photography A texture wall with archest next to a small garden, Balboa Park.Garden Wall Arches. © Copyright 2013 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.A texture wall with archest next to a small garden, Balboa Park.This photograph comes from a set that I made during a visit to the San Diego area back in 2013. We were in the Los Angeles Basin, and decided to head south for a short visit. We ended…

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Interior Study | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Interior Study | G Dan Mitchell Photography The interior of a San Diego, California building.Interior Study. © Copyright 2013 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.The interior of a San Diego, California building.Photographs like this one are, for me, something like visual “palate cleansers.” It is really only about composition, shapes, densities, lines, and, of course, light. Whether you feel that understanding these things is central to photographs or, alternatively, simply underlies the other things that photographs are about, the…

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Sleeveless the Magician | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sleeveless the Magician | G Dan Mitchell Photography A crowd assembled to watch a performance by Sleeveless the Magician at San Diego’s Balboa Park.Sleeveless the Magician. © Copyright 2013 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.A crowd assembled to watch a performance by Sleeveless the Magician at San Diego’s Balboa Park.This photograph comes from a visit to San Diego a few years ago. We ended up spending a good part of a day wandering around the city’s big Balboa Park…

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