LA

by JOSH SOSKIN

LA

This is one of my favorite photographs of the city I live in, Los Angeles. I shot it on 35mm film and tried intentionally to leak light onto the celluloid to get that leaky, burnt look. The stairway leading to the overpass is one I've constantly admired from my car on the PCH. Something perfect about the geometry of it to me. I had to shoot this photo from a moving car. If I remember I think I was even driving with my knees while shooting it (not recommended). And I think the bit of motion blur tweaking the image adds to it really. LA after all is always seen from a car, in motion, bending a little bit at the corners.

JOSH SOSKIN

"I love photography, especially shooting on 35mm film because it's a chance for me to escape the world of motion picture filmmaking and isolate one frame in time. With film I can spontaneously capture it and then let it go, only to find out the results weeks later. There's something magical about that process and the look and feel of a medium that's chemical as opposed to digital. I try and find moments and images that tell stories, that tap into something larger than the image itself."- Josh Soskin Josh Penn Soskin grew up in a small Central California surf town and now resides in Venice Beach.



Josh Soskin is part of The Licensing Project on ArtStar.

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LA

This is one of my favorite photographs of the city I live in, Los Angeles. I shot it on 35mm film and tried intentionally to leak light onto the celluloid to get that leaky, burnt look. The stairway leading to the overpass is one I've constantly admired from my car on the PCH. Something perfect about the geometry of it to me. I had to shoot this photo from a moving car. If I remember I think I was even driving with my knees while shooting it (not recommended). And I think the bit of motion blur tweaking the image adds to it really. LA after all is always seen from a car, in motion, bending a little bit at the corners.

JOSH SOSKIN

"I love photography, especially shooting on 35mm film because it's a chance for me to escape the world of motion picture filmmaking and isolate one frame in time. With film I can spontaneously capture it and then let it go, only to find out the results weeks later. There's something magical about that process and the look and feel of a medium that's chemical as opposed to digital. I try and find moments and images that tell stories, that tap into something larger than the image itself."- Josh Soskin Josh Penn Soskin grew up in a small Central California surf town and now resides in Venice Beach.



Josh Soskin is part of The Licensing Project on ArtStar.

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