@payphonesoflosangeles NEW MEDIA DOCUMENTARY

For several years I’ve been photographing payphones. As sometimes happens with a documentary filmmaker, what started as a simple hobby evolved into a full-blown project. But rather than organizing my material into a traditional linear story, Instagram has become the medium for this ongoing exploration of the rapidly disappearing public phone in Los Angeles. Unless noted, all photos and videos are shot by myself on my Pixel 2/3 smart phone – adding a deliciously ironic subtext to the entire project.
From top contributor @crissy_dolo21680 S Wilmington AveCarson, CA 90810
From top contributor @crissy_dolo
21680 S Wilmington Ave
Carson, CA 90810
Eddie Dean Robinson's phone has been removed.1101 S Glendale AveGlendale, CA 91205
Eddie Dean Robinson's phone has been removed.
1101 S Glendale Ave
Glendale, CA 91205
6824 S Hoover StLos Angeles, CA 90044
6824 S Hoover St
Los Angeles, CA 90044
1508 N Kenmore AveLos Angeles, CA 90027
1508 N Kenmore Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Submitted by @matthew_r_green6382 Hollywood BlvdLos Angeles, CA 90028
Submitted by @matthew_r_green
6382 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
138 N San Fernando RdLos Angeles, CA 90031
138 N San Fernando Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90031
Submitted by @b_pecher3371 Motor AveLos Angeles, CA 90034
Submitted by @b_pecher
3371 Motor Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90034
Submitted by @b_pecher10516 W Pico BlvdLos Angeles, CA 90064
Submitted by @b_pecher
10516 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Submitted by @allaboutlosangeles3154 E Olympic BlvdLos Angeles, CA 90023
Submitted by @allaboutlosangeles
3154 E Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90023
5007 Sunset BlvdLos Angeles, CA 90027
5007 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027
5218 S Vermont AveLos Angeles, CA 90037
5218 S Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90037
5226 Vermont AveLos Angeles, CA 90037
5226 Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90037
Submitted by @matthew_r_green1320 E 7th St #150Los Angeles, CA 90021
Submitted by @matthew_r_green
1320 E 7th St #150
Los Angeles, CA 90021
1720 E Colorado BlvdPasadena, CA 91106
1720 E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91106
DM FOR CREDIT!1277 Cypress AveLos Angeles, CA 90065
DM FOR CREDIT!
1277 Cypress Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90065
HEAVY ONE730 S Central AveGlendale, CA 91204
HEAVY ONE
730 S Central Ave
Glendale, CA 91204
5219 Vermont AveLos Angeles, CA 90037
5219 Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90037
600 E Colorado StGlendale, CA 91205
600 E Colorado St
Glendale, CA 91205
12 W Sierra Madre BlvdSierra Madre, CA 91024
12 W Sierra Madre Blvd
Sierra Madre, CA 91024
If you've ever peeped my hashtags, you may have noticed a permanent fixture there: #teampixelI'v....
If you've ever peeped my hashtags, you may have noticed a permanent fixture there: #teampixel
I've now been shooting payphones long enough to have begun documenting on my third generation of Pixel phone. It all began with a #pixel2 , ...
Monster organic coconut milk4720 Vermont AveLos Angeles, CA 90037
Monster organic coconut milk
4720 Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90037
6801 S Hoover StLos Angeles, CA 90044
6801 S Hoover St
Los Angeles, CA 90044
903 S Central AveGlendale, CA 91204
903 S Central Ave
Glendale, CA 91204
920 E Colorado StGlendale, CA 91205
920 E Colorado St
Glendale, CA 91205
753 S Arroyo PkwyPasadena, CA 91105
753 S Arroyo Pkwy
Pasadena, CA 91105
714 W Gage AveLos Angeles, CA 90044
714 W Gage Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90044
2423 Daly StLos Angeles, CA 90031
2423 Daly St
Los Angeles, CA 90031
5837 S Figueroa StLos Angeles, CA 90003
5837 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90003
FANTASTIC specimen from @mountaincovecreations. I have to believe that this is one of very few p....
FANTASTIC specimen from @mountaincovecreations. I have to believe that this is one of very few payphones that experience snow in LA county. Very cool indeed!
Crystal Lake Trail
Irwindale, CA 91702
4183 S Figueroa StLos Angeles, CA 90037
4183 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90037
4441 San Fernando RdGlendale, CA 91204
4441 San Fernando Rd
Glendale, CA 91204
932 S Central AveGlendale, CA 91204
932 S Central Ave
Glendale, CA 91204
El Fono Roto en frente de El Pollo Loco5800 S Vermont AveLos Angeles, CA 90044
El Fono Roto en frente de El Pollo Loco
5800 S Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90044
6805 S Hoover StLos Angeles, CA 90044
6805 S Hoover St
Los Angeles, CA 90044
Cracked sidewalk cracked safe palimpsest6251 S Hoover StLos Angeles, CA 90044
Cracked sidewalk cracked safe palimpsest
6251 S Hoover St
Los Angeles, CA 90044
5402 S Vermont AveLos Angeles, CA 90037
5402 S Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90037
5315 Vermont AveLos Angeles, CA 90037
5315 Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90037
5720 S Vermont AveLos Angeles, CA 90037
5720 S Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90037
4403 S Figueroa StLos Angeles, CA 90037
4403 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90037
Submitted by @sarah.green_gets.a.life1750 Veranada AvePasadena, CA 91107
Submitted by @sarah.green_gets.a.life
1750 Veranada Ave
Pasadena, CA 91107
There's only one way to make my 1,000th post, and it's by clicking on that little blue check mar....
There's only one way to make my 1,000th post, and it's by clicking on that little blue check mark up there.... ☝️✔️💥
This one's for all the homies who made this all possible (tagged u all in the photo!! & ...
Driver's seat snap from @charliepecoraroT- 1 POST... ⏳5500 Franklin AveLos Angeles, CA 90028
Driver's seat snap from @charliepecoraro
T- 1 POST... ⏳
5500 Franklin Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90028
This one has layers. First off, on the left we have
This one has layers. First off, on the left we have "The Machine", an original piece of street art by your friend and mine, @screwyblooms. This is a piece that stood since late 2017, and, as of two months ago ...
From @charliepecoraroT- 3 POSTS... ⏳345 W 7th StLos Angeles, CA 90014
From @charliepecoraro
T- 3 POSTS... ⏳
345 W 7th St
Los Angeles, CA 90014
A beautiful pair from our main man, @screwybloomsT- 4 POSTS... ⏳120 S Eucalyptus AveInglewood,....
A beautiful pair from our main man, @screwyblooms
T- 4 POSTS... ⏳
120 S Eucalyptus Ave
Inglewood, CA 90301
T- 5 POSTS... ⏳5201 Monte Vista StLos Angeles, CA 90042
T- 5 POSTS... ⏳
5201 Monte Vista St
Los Angeles, CA 90042
T- 6 POSTS... ⏳1301 N Lake AvePasadena, CA 91104
T- 6 POSTS... ⏳
1301 N Lake Ave
Pasadena, CA 91104
T- 7 POSTS... ⏳1414 E Washington BlvdPasadena, CA 91104
T- 7 POSTS... ⏳
1414 E Washington Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91104
T- 8 POSTS... ⏳675 N Lake AvePasadena, CA 91101
T- 8 POSTS... ⏳
675 N Lake Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101
T- 9 POSTS... ⏳3341 E Foothill BlvdPasadena, CA 91107
T- 9 POSTS... ⏳
3341 E Foothill Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91107
LET THE COUNTDOWN TO 1K BEGIN...319 S Arroyo PkwyPasadena, CA 91105
LET THE COUNTDOWN TO 1K BEGIN...
319 S Arroyo Pkwy
Pasadena, CA 91105
ROB strikes again5161 S Vermont AveLos Angeles, CA 90037
ROB strikes again
5161 S Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90037
ROB 'n' NIBZ5165 Vermont AveLos Angeles, CA 90037
ROB 'n' NIBZ
5165 Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90037
5513 Vermont AveLos Angeles, CA 90037
5513 Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90037
6103 S Hoover StLos Angeles, CA 90044
6103 S Hoover St
Los Angeles, CA 90044
From our main man @screwyblooms621 E Compton BlvdCompton, CA 90221
From our main man @screwyblooms
621 E Compton Blvd
Compton, CA 90221
5837 S Figueroa StLos Angeles, CA 90003
5837 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90003
Working and in use (pic 3)5413 S. Vermont AveLos Angeles, CA 90037
Working and in use (pic 3)
5413 S. Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90037
From top contributor @crissy_dolo5226 Orange AveLong Beach, CA 90805
From top contributor @crissy_dolo
5226 Orange Ave
Long Beach, CA 90805
Nice grab from the driver's seat by @charliepecoraro6379 CA-2Los Angeles, CA 90038
Nice grab from the driver's seat by @charliepecoraro
6379 CA-2
Los Angeles, CA 90038

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