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Photographer: John Kilar | Venice Beach

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John Kilar may reside in Venice Beach, but his raw and grainy shooting style depicts no California dreaming. Instead, he adopts a cold documentation of his experiences around LA.

Kilar utilises a unique and creative process, but due to the spontaneity of his subject matter he walks on the wild side just to capture a culture at its very worst. This immersive journalism portrays LA like it’s never been seen before. But amongst an extensive series of perturbing and descriptive imagery such as ‘Life’, there are snapshots of serenity amongst chaos, like the calm before the storm.

With this in mind, Kilar’s eclectic style gains coherence in the juxtaposition of artificiality of society and natures sterility. However, his work is nothing more than a sequence of opposing perceptions. Kilar has a tenacious ability to share more than the backstreets of LA. He communicates his feelings, thoughts and experiences between…

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Silver Andy with Golden Sunset

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Project 13 | Week 12

Luc Pher

So far, many sites have posted about indoor photography projects for rainy doors. To me rainy days are great opportunity for taking street photos, especially when you are shy about going up close to people. Most people are running towards shelter or in a rush to get under one, even when they have an umbrella. A lone photographer standing and shooting in the middle of a rainy street is almost invisible.

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“Looking On” – Watching the building of the Freedom Tower.

from the hip

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