Known for its sunkissed beaches and celebrity culture, the city of Los Angeles also boasts architectural marvels, hidden botanic gardens, historic churches, and fascinating museums. Go on a photographic journey of this wonderfully diverse city in this unique collection of pictures from talented photographer John Chapple. From the distinct Downtown skyline, to the beach homes of Malibu and the glamor of Hollywood, much of Los Angeles is recognizable even to those who have never visited thanks to the many movies and TV shows that have been filmed here.
But there is also a hidden side to the second largest city in America; a city of parks, art galleries, historic sites and diverse cultures, all captured in this elegant set of photographs. Los Angeles: A Photographic Portrait will take you to all corners of this city. Learn why the City of Angels has inspired movie makers, song writers, and artists past and present; and why people from all over the world have fallen for its magical allure.
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About the Author
A journalist by trade, Emma Foster has traveled extensively to cover the biggest news and showbiz stories of the day for a range of publications. Originally starting out as a reporter in the north of England, where she grew up, Emma worked for national news agency Press Association and the popular newspaper The Sun, among others. She moved to the United States in 2014 and is now a successful freelance journalist and writer, contributing to newspapers, magazines, and websites in the US, UK, and Australia. Los Angeles is Emma's adopted home, and she currently lives in the West Hills area of the city with her husband and two children.
PHOTOGRAPHER: John Chapple was born and raised on the North Devon coast of England, where the spectacular scenery inspired him to pick up a camera at the age of 14. Selftaught, John has enjoyed an incredibly varied and successful career as a news, celebrity portraiture, and landscape photographer contributing to the New York Post, DailyMail.com, the Discovery Channel, and many others. He has photographed iconic celebrities including Charlie Sheen, Jon Bon Jovi and Samuel L Jackson, and won multiple awards for his stunning landscape work. During his 30year career, John has traveled all over the world to cover major news stories such as the 9/11 atrocities in New York and Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. The married dadoftwo currently lives in Tarzana, Los Angeles.