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Portfolio images of Los Angeles based photographer Ted Soqui.
  • Occupy LA photos for Slake Magazine by Ted Soqui © 2012
  • The newly elected mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, giving his victory speech at the Hollywood Palladium.
  • The Zulu Parade. The Zulus are one of the most popular Krewes comprised mainly of blacks. The Zulus embrace African tribal and black American culture in their parade. Many of the Zulus are Katrina survivors..Mardis Gras six months after hurricane Katrina damaged much of New Orleans. The city is still empty in the lower 9th and ward and St. Bernards Parish, but many of the cities residents came back to participate and celebrate..
    Mardis Gras..s 51
  • Winter in New Mexico..A painting with a reflection of winter trees in the window of a Santa Fe art gallery.
  • President Gorbachev meets with LA Mayor & City Council to Present Case for Energy Shift & Urgent Action on Global Warming. .In 1993, Mikhail Gorbachev founded Green Cross International (Global Green is the U.S. affiliate) to advocate for global solutions to environmental problems. As the former USSR premier prepares to lobby the G8 nations to take climate change seriously, the Los Angeles City Council honored him with an illuminated scroll recognizing his many accomplishments and his breadth of vision, and Council President Garcetti introduced a resolution supporting Global Green's Energy Shift campaign to put sustainable energy and solutions to climate change central on the G8 agenda
    Mikhail Gor.. 116
  • Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin at the Home Depot Center in Carson, CA.
    Sarah Palin 44
  • CA Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger..CA Gov. Schwarzenegger with NY Mayor Bloomberg and Penn. Gov. Rendell held a press conference to call on the Federal government to invest in the US infrastructure. Citing many infrastructure failures in the recent past including the levees of New Orleans and the bridge in Minnestota, they are calling for immediate bi-partisan action from the Federal Government to help pay for repairs and expansion of the aging US infrastructure. They are also calling on help from the private sector..
  • A young Indonesian girl in Jakarta.<br />
Various scenes of the city of Jakarta in Indonesia.
  • Occupy LA in it's 13 day. A small group of protesters marched from LA city hall to the Bank of America building in downtown LA. They chanted and held a peaceful rally on the front steps of the giant bank building.
  • A group of children walk on a sidewalk on Adams Blvd. past several burned down businesses. .Los Angeles has undergone several days of rioting due to the acquittal of the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King..Hundreds of businesses were burned to the ground and over 55 people have been killed.
  • Pepper, a homeless man living on the banks of the LA river.<br />
Scenes of Los Angeles.
  • Sisters Celia Nunnery and Carolyn Rae (lt) hold each other at the new Industrial Canal Levee..Citizens of the 9th Ward of New Orleans marched over the two bridges over the industrial canal to commemorate the Hurricane Katrina disaster one year ago today..Residents of the Lower 9th threw flowers into the canal and then marched into Downtown New Orleans..
    New Orleans.. 111
  • A first birthday party for Hector Campbell born on 8/28/05, one day before Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans. He was born in Touru Hospital located in New Orleans. His Father Mervin Campbell is a trumpeter for the Treme Brass Band who paraded with him in his arms in the neighborhood of Treme.
    New Orleans 133
  • A truck remains crushed beneath a house in the lower 9th Ward of New Orleans one year after Hurricane Katrina. The house was lifted by flood waters after the Industrial canal was breeched.
    New Orleans..d 72
  • A decaying horse caught in a tree six months after hurricane Katrina. .Plaquemines Parish took the most heavy damage from hurricane Katrina. Located south of New Orleans, Plaquemines Parish had a large Shrimping fisherman community which was completely destroyed by Katrina. It is just starting to rebound six months after Katrina.
    Plaquemines..h 20
  • A white cross in front of a house foundation at 2435 Gordon in the 9th Ward of New Orleans one year after Hurricane Katrina. ...
    New Orleans..d 74
  • A view of iconic Los Angeles City Hall building in spring.
  • California Hot Rod Reunion and Cacklefest at the Auto Club Raceway in Famoso.
  • The Space Shuttle Atlantis on back of a specially designed 747-100. The 747 will ferry the shuttle back to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida..Edwards Air Force Base,Dreyden Flight Research Center..
    Shuttle Atl..s 10
  • Thousands of LA residents lined the streets of South Los Angeles to watch the Space Shuttle Endeavour makes it's final journey home to the California Science Center. The three day trek across LA finally came to an end mid-afternoon Sunday.
  • Lindsay Lohan arrives to the Superior Court of L.A. Airport Branch. A judge will decide if Lohan's case will go to trial. Lohan is accused of stealing a necklace from a jewelry store, she claims it was on loan and a big misunderstanding.
    Lindsay Lohan 4
  • Stand-ins wearing movie star's names waiting to be positioned in the actuals star's places on the red carpet..Oscar Preparations in Hollywood at the Kodak Theater..Hollywood, CA USA.2/26/05.Photo by Ted Soqui/Corbis c 2005
    Oscar Prepa...JPG
  • Los Angeles residents react to the decision not to indict Fergusen PD officer for murder. Hundreds of Angelenos gather at Leimert Park, the unofficial town hall of South Los Angeles, to voice their opinions about the grand jury decision.
  • Robert Blake outside of the Burbank Courthouse after a day of final arguments for a civil trial against him filed by the family of Bonnie Lee Blakey, his former wife who was murdered..The family holds him responsible for her murder.
    Robert Blake 22
  • A brush fire in Los Angeles' historic Griffith Park burned over 600 plus acres of decades old brush. Extremely hot temperatures and single digit humidity made the fire burn out of control for several hours. Water dropping helicopters from LA County Fire and water dropping fixed wing aircraft helped to douse the blaze..The fire may have been started by arson.