It was my first day in the city, July 27, and I was just setting foot on Melrose Avenue for my first photo walk. Time: 11:45 PDT. I wanted to photograph the Fred Segal store:
I realized I had the fisheye in my bag, and this is the first fisheye shot:
L.A. crystalized for me in extravagantly bent form at that moment. It was all fisheye from there.