Saturday, January 30, 2010

Moonrise Over The Eagle Rock

The brightest full moon of 2010 rises above the Eagle Rock in Los Angeles.

Photo by Ted Soqui © 2010

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

65th Remembrance Day At the Museum Of Tolerance

Los Angeles area Holocaust Survivors were honored as heroes at the Museum of Tolerance today. 65 years ago many of the Survivors were imprisoned in Poland at the Auschwitz concentration camp.
Survivors Karl Littner and Jack Lewin spoke of their ordeals and personal reflections of life, death, and liberation at Auschwitz.
Photographer and friend Marissa Roth had her photographic exhibit "Witness to Truth" dedicated as a permanent installation in the main hall of the Museum.
The exhibit features 61 black and white photographs of Holocaust Survivors photographed and hand printed by Marissa.

Photos by Ted Soqui © 2010

Thursday, January 21, 2010

LA River Storm Run Off

The LA River with winter rain run at the Los Feliz overpass.

Footage by Ted Soqui © 2010

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

The Actor is Cast

The SAG Award statue, the Actor, was cast in bronze today at the American Fines Arts Foundry in Burbank today. Each16 inch tall hand made statue weights 12 pounds and is made of solid bronze.
The Actor statue was sculpted by Edward Saenz and designed by Jim Heimann and Jim Barrett.
The statuettes will be handed out at this years 16 annual SAG Awards show this Saturday, Jan 23, 2010.

Friday, January 15, 2010

19 Annual International Los Angeles Photographic Art Expo

Marietta Torriente De Leon, LACMA
Pablo Lopez and Selene Luna
Marissa Roth (center) with Douglas and Franciose Kirkland.
Gayle AbuAssaly
Coolest glasses award
Nick Ut with David Hume Kennerly and his son.
Douglas Kirkland and Antonin Kratochvil
Exhibit space
Detail of Alex Guofeng Cao's "Marilyn vs. Mona Lisa" print
Exterior view of the Santa Monica Civic at night

Scenes from this years Photo LA opening reception held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium.

Photos by Ted Soqui © 2009

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

LA Post Lowest Crime Rate In 50 Years

LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, announce Los Angeles posted it's lowest crime rate in 50 years for the year 2009. Violent crimes including rape, robbery, murder, and burglary all reported lower numbers according to LAPD COMPSTAT.
Property crimes rates also reported low numbers, despite a downturn in the economy, which breaks traditional trends in crime.

Photos by Ted Soqui © 2010

Tuesday, January 5, 2010


Los Angeles Airport Police keep LAX one of the nation's safest airports.

Photos by Ted Soqui © 2010

Monday, January 4, 2010

Back to Work/Glare at Photog Day 2010

Back to work in Los Angeles. Looked more like glare at the photographer day outside at LA City Hall today. Covering the 2010 Census Bureau's kick off press conference.

Photos by Ted Soqui © 2010