June 1, 2015

Redemption




None of our trips to the Griffith Observatory are ever the same. Every time we go, we have new stories to tell. Each time we look at the view of the city, different emotions are evoked. We've gone early in the mornings when there's hardly anyone there. We've gone on insanely hot days where we only went as far as the shade went. We've gone on days where the sky was so overcast that the view of the city was under a blanket of clouds. But never had we gone during magic hour to watch the sun set below the mountains...until now.



j: lou and grey denim jacket, everlane ryan tee, bdg printed porter plants, dolce vita booties, marc jacobs classic q natasha
b: feathers t-shirt, ag jeans, wolverine 1000 mile boots, daniel wellington sheffield watch, raybans


Despite our frequent haunts to the observatory, capturing its magic and beauty were always elusive to us. We could never get it quite right, and being the perfectionists we are, those photos never made their way to a blog post. We had always tried to go on days when we thought hardly any other people would be there so we could take our time to explore and take photos. Ironically, when we went on Saturday, it was the Public Star Party and there was a lot of action and people there that day. It was a challenge to find empty and quiet spots, but it encouraged us to explore the observatory deeper than we had ever before. After investigating the many curves and corners of the observatory, we took the time to watch the sunset in its entirety together. Words cannot describe how special and comforting it was to watch this particular sunset together. 

67 comments:

  1. I love it up there! Going back to Cali next week and can't wait to get back up here!!

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  2. That's such a gorgeous shot of the city with the moon above it

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  3. Amazing photos!! Love your pants!! :-)
    Great place to visit when I go there. Thanks for sharing !!
    Xoxo
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  4. Gorgeous pictures as always! I cant get over that view! So pretty!

    <3 Shannon
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  5. I've lived here forever, and have never been! Your pictures are beautiful -xx

    Shauna

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  6. Oh my these photos are so gorgeous! xo

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  7. I've only been once but the Griffith Observatory is always so stunning. And wow that sunset is incredible!

    Tina
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  8. I remember going here, I loved it
    xo
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  9. What a stunning view. I can often be a perfectionist like that and find it frustrating when the photos of what you're trying to capture don't turn out quite right. Well these turned out beautifully and you can see how magical the place is.

    Samio
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  10. Beautiful photography and that sunset...Gorgeous
    ~xo Jenn~
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  11. That last shot is jus too much, so beautiful! I've only hiked up to the conservatory twice before, well hiked there once, drove up the other time, but loved the views a ton. I definitely want to go back and explore a bit more!

    xo - Naomi in Wonderland

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  12. What a beautiful photos!

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  13. Stunning pics! That one with the moon is so cool. :)

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  14. Amazing place.
    I would love to visit it one day and share some thoughts with my hubby
    XO

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  15. Amazing photos - so breathtaking..
    The sun looks amazing!!

    xoxo,
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  16. This photography is amazing, these photos are truly stunning! Really love your outfit as well!

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  17. Stunning place and great photos!!

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  18. I want to be there, RIGHT now! Your photography is so beautiful. Love your outfit too, Jasmine! Xx

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  19. Just such gorgeous photos. Truly stunning.

    Jenn | Jennifer Jayne

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  20. Fantastic post! Very lovely photos too. Happy Wednesday dear! :)

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  21. These are such stunning shots, and I would love to watch the sunset from that breathtaking view with a loved one!

    May x • THE MAYDEN

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  22. Amazing shots! The sunrise/sunset view from up there must be surreal :)

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  23. Beautiful photos, I love visiting this place when I am in LA.

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  24. oh i love sunset!! i always believe this short moment is a magical moment..the sunset helps to release all the stress and tension and i absolutely adore sunset so much. and you're really pretty in the solo photo :)

    xo joselovincolors
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  25. A photoshoot well done! Love how you captured the amazing sunset, truly a gorgeous orange cast over the entire city. I've never been to the observatory but would definitely want to visit given the opportunity in the future! :) xo~ Lena
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  26. This is such a gorgeous view! And I love how some places will always have a different feel whenever you go. :)

    <3 Trou
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  27. Wow, these photos are so cool!
    Melanie @ meandmr.com

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  28. Hello,

    Amazing pics ! :D

    Sarah, http://sarahmodeee.blogspot.fr/

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  29. Great place and great pictures as usual. Really cool stuff here.

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  30. Those views! And I love those sunnies on you.

    -Ashley
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  31. Such fun pants! What a gorgeous sunset, beautiful photos.
    xo Rachael
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  32. Love love the photography :)

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  33. Seriously, SO beautiful!! Love it all!
    Sending you much love!!
    xoxo, Vanessa
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  34. Wow, this is gorgeous! I love the sunset and am so glad you ended up staying and seeing it. I imagine even the great pictures you got don't do it justice. Our lenses just can't capture the full beauty of nature.

    Amy Ann
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  35. I so love your pics! I've been to LA only once so far and haven't made it to the Griffith Observatory but it's definately on my wish list. Much love, Kirsten xx

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  36. this is amazing!!! you have to take me here when i visit LA again!!! :D fantastic view!

    Have a nice day!
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  37. Gorgeous pics of LA!! Love the plane detail!

    ~ xo Sheree
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  38. These pictures are amazing!!! Gorgeous views!! X

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  39. You're so lucky to be in LA where there's so much to see! These photos are amazing and those printed pants! I want a pair :D

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  40. So gorges, we know where we're going the next time we're craving an amazing sunset. Thanks guys, this is so gorgeous!!

    xx 365Hangers

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  41. Wow what beautiful photos. I would love to visit this place!

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  42. i go to LA all the time but i've never been here for some reason! the photos are gorgeous

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  43. Such gorgeous photos and I love your casual look!

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  44. You guys are amazing! So in love with your style when it cmes to clothes and of course photos! That lighting is awesome!
    xx Jane
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  45. I love the Griffith Observatory! The view and the atmosphere are great. And of course, in my mind, it is for ever connected to Rebel without a cause...

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  46. These photos are GORGEOUS, as usual ;)
    Seriously in love with this blog

    xo,
    Sara

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  47. BEautiful pictures!!!
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  48. You guys seem to have the most amazing adventures! There's always something about watching the sunset with someone special that makes everything sweeter. Love your outfits and pictures!! :)

    Syd
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  49. These are all fantastic photos and well worth the multiple attempts you've mentioned making! :)

    Gabrielle | A Glass Of Ice
    x

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  50. These shots are absolutely stunning! I especially love the photos of the sunset. Would love to visit this space someday!

    Best,
    Christina

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  51. Love how perfectionist and wonderful your photos are :)

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  52. Love the photos!

    This is one of my favorite places in LA!

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  53. The Griffith Observatory looks gorgeous! I love your photos! You guys look amazing <3

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  54. You guys always have such fun adventures for your blog! It's always interesting what you can find when you're on a fun search! I love your pictures so much-I see no reason why you wouldn't like them. The ones with the sky and moon are beautiful!
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  55. What a beautiful sunset, and a gorgeous venue to watch it from! I'm glad you still had a great time and got the chance to enjoy some quiet time together even if it was busier than you expected it to be.

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  56. What beautiful photography :) It looks like that observatory comes with an amazing view

    Rachel xx
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  57. Amazing photos and place!<3
    Lovely:)

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