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 Good.is: