Angeles Crest National Forrest by Evan Lane in Los Angeles, California, USA

I like to think of my photos as a slice of life. I have an un-staged approach to photography and naturally I shoot mostly local to Los Angeles so my environment is very much a part of the photography.

Name:Evan Lane

Place you live: Los Angeles

Specific location your photos were taken: Angeles Crest national Forrest

Can you sum up Los Angeles? I have lived here all my life. The City of Angels is one of the most diverse and eclectic places in the world. The weather is perfect here pretty much all year round and the land is diverse. Oceans, mountains, lakes and deserts, making it a great place for creative types and maintaining a laid back lifestyle.

Occupation: Photographer

Preoccupation: Camera bags maker

A perfect day in Los Angeles? Driving along PCH at sunset always makes me remember and appreciate how beautiful my home town is.

What is the best thing about your spot? The weather!

What is the worst? The traffic!

What would be surprising about this place to an outsider? The whole city of San Francisco could fit inside of Griffith Park.

If your city was a person or character who would it be? Marlon Brando

Who are three of your favorite photographers right now? Richard AvedonNan GoldinWim Wenders


Name:Evan Lane

City:Los Angeles

Best place to eat?

Apple Pan, Ike Sushi

Best place to drink?

Varnish at the back of Coles in downtown

Best place to shop?

Rose Bowl flea market

Local Tip?

I repeat IKE sushi!

For the visitor?

Go to the Hollywood Bowl and watch the L.A Philharmonic.