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Mt. Hollywood


An image of Mt. Hollywood taken from the back of the observation deck of Griffith observatory. The famous Hollywood sign is that white strip on the left, you can see the communication tower behind it on top of the mountain.

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23 responses

  1. great composition!

    June 20, 2012 at 2:25 am

  2. Nandini

    It is so dynamic! Great photo. πŸ™‚

    June 20, 2012 at 4:41 am

  3. A beautiful photo. Love the sky and the landscape!

    June 20, 2012 at 7:23 am

  4. Gorgeous picture.

    June 20, 2012 at 8:05 am

  5. Rob

    Great photo – the sun on the mountains in the background and those clouds overhead are fantastic.

    June 20, 2012 at 8:31 am

    • Thanks Rob, appreciate it πŸ™‚

      June 20, 2012 at 8:54 am

  6. Fantastic shot. I love the clouds. They’re giving a lot of drama to the photo. Great job Bashar πŸ™‚

    June 20, 2012 at 11:03 am

  7. Wonderful shot, but it immediately screamed HDR at me. It’s a great technique, but personally it tends to jangle my senses pretty much when it’s this obvious. Take that with a grain of salt since I know so many folks are totally enchanted with it.

    June 20, 2012 at 12:22 pm

    • I love honest people… its your opinion, I respect it and I know what you mean :)… I intentionally pushed things on this image, just wanted to have fun with it!! Thanks for the honesty, I really appreciate it πŸ™‚

      June 20, 2012 at 4:00 pm

      • Good! I’m glad we’re still friends! πŸ˜‰

        June 20, 2012 at 5:26 pm

        • Of course… seriously I won’t get better if I can’t accept criticism. If you saw my very first HDRs you would puke… but its people feedback that made realize I wasn’t there.
          I would love it if you let me know when you don’t like an image… you can leave a comment as simple as: “Not today” and I’ll get it and we’ll still be friends πŸ™‚

          June 20, 2012 at 5:56 pm

          • continuing on a serious note… there are people who seem to really like the extreme HDR, but as you noted my personal preference is not to overdo it. I think much of it is strictly individual taste, though I can’t help but wonder how much of it is the thing of playing with a new toy?

            June 20, 2012 at 7:00 pm

  8. Oooooeeee very cool!!! πŸ™‚ **

    June 20, 2012 at 10:21 pm

  9. What a beautiful photo! The people are all so colourful! A fantastic shot! πŸ™‚
    You show me a bit of the USA, of your neighbourhood & I find that fascinating! It is a bit like travelling from your desktop!

    June 21, 2012 at 12:29 am

    • I’m glad you enjoy it… I try to show the beauty of Southern California as much as I can πŸ™‚

      June 21, 2012 at 11:50 am

  10. Griffin observatory has some great views…makes me want to re-visit!

    June 21, 2012 at 9:02 am

  11. awesome hdr… astonishing clouds

    June 21, 2012 at 2:08 pm

  12. A different view from what we are used to seeing. I like it! One can see the geologic nature of the hills and from where you took the pic is obviously a very popular place and great for a picnic (I see the blanket and basket there….). Liked.

    June 24, 2012 at 1:58 am

  13. great post

    July 2, 2012 at 12:25 pm

  14. I’m hoping to go up there and to the L.A. Zoo on July 20.

    July 5, 2012 at 6:05 pm

    • I didn’t know LA had a zoo until a few days ago via some other blog!!

      July 6, 2012 at 7:13 am

      • It’s always been second to the San Diego Zoo because they are just 100 miles apart and the San Diego Zoo got started earlier. I haven’t been since 1973, though. Same with all of Griffith Park; last visit was 1973.

        July 6, 2012 at 8:05 am

  15. Love the perspective here!

    July 28, 2012 at 5:45 am