Photos: A Photographer’s “Walkabout” in Los Angeles

Photographer Mathieu Young did a photo essay last year, embarking on a a 20 mile walkabout across Los Angeles, and photographing the sites and people along the way.

“Fascinated by the social and cultural diversity of Los Angeles, I embarked on a four day, 20 mile journey across the city on foot. Pushing a large strobe light, I walked through L.A.’s neighborhoods, asking to photograph everyone whose path I crossed. It was a remarkable experience to step out of the bubble and engage with the city’s changing landscape as it is reflected in the faces of its denizens.”

Here are a couple of his photos he took in Echo Park, which we found on

Click here for the rest of the Mathieu’s photos of Los Angeles. Learn more about Mathieu Young by clicking here.

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