Photos from the J.Paul Getty Museum

Recently, I visited Los Angeles and visited the famous J. Paul Getty museum. If you remember, not long before this rain shown here in early December, the site was threatened by fires that burned areas all around this structure. You can see some of the dark hills in the background touch by fire.

A local employee informed me that the museum had fire resistant walls and flooring. The Getty was built with”too” much money and they have their own fire department.

Walking around the museum in between the raindrops, I managed to see a parting of the sky which let in sun for a short time.

Here is a sample of my photographic day at the Getty, where I was allowed to photograph. I attended part of the “Manet” talks listening to scholars from my Chicago area. Interestingly, I travel several hundred miles to the hear voices from my neighborhood.

All in all, being in the rain and fog was both challenging and creative from an artist’s eye. Enjoy.

About Martina Landolt Photography

Being outside in nature, capturing the beauty that lives among us, on camera or in the mind's eye has healing powers. Having fun discovering new and interesting subjects from unique perspectives to unique lenses, photography is all about light. Natural light is a constant change creating photo challenges that are never-ending. I am on a photographic journey of life with people and places around me. Thank you for visiting my journey. Please leave any comments & connect with me on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.
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