Monday, September 18, 2017

Remember These?

Stumbled onto this while taking photos of some local businesses and restaurants.  Call it "Things That Are Not Here Anymore."

Monday, July 10, 2017

"Things That Aren't Here Anymore"

To paraphrase Ralph Story's classic PBS television series.

1060 West San Bernardino Road (corner of North Rimsdale Avenue).
Opened in 1956.  Closed by Brunswick March 12, 2017.

546 North Rimsdale Avenue.  Closed March 2017.

Former K-Mart, 1162 North Citrus Avenue.
Townhomes to open in early 2018.
Being developed by Meritagehomes.

205 North Grand Avenue.  Closed in 2015.

Still empty in 2017, but . . .

. . . the street signs have not been changed in two years.

Albertsons, 1000 North Azusa.  Closed in December 2012.
Before it closed, it looked like this.

La Tazza Cafe at 116 East School Street was torn down to build town houses.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Ben Lomond Elementary School

Sign on the street: 621 East Covina Boulevard.  Camera settings: Av mode, ISO 200, WB: sunshine, 55MM, f/16, shutter speed 1/400.

Side of one of the classroom buildings with the school logo, the Ben Lomond Bear.  Camera settings: Av mode, ISO 200, WB: shade, 36MM, f/16, shutter speed 1/20.

Bear claws painted on the sidewalks lead to the Principal's Office.  Camera settings: Av mode, ISO 200, WB: shade, 55MM, f/16, shutter speed 1/30.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Our Neighborhood Recycling Center

My first successful Manual setting photo!  Shot using the Sunny 16 rule: f/16, 1/200, and ISO 200 in Manual Focus at 18MM.  That's Junior hard at work staying hydrated on these 100+ degree days.