WeHo’s beauty springs forth

April 24, 2014

Pictorial essay by Gilbert Weingourt, West Hollywood, California

West Hollywood sits smack dab in the center of one of the very few places on earth with a “Mediterranean climate.”

Click for larger image. Photo by Gilbert Weingourt.

Click for larger image. Photo by Gilbert Weingourt.

In fact, only three (3) percent of the world qualifies as such.

Click for larger image. Photo by Gilbert Weingourt.

Click for larger image. Photo by Gilbert Weingourt.

And you thought we were special because of our creativity.

Click for larger image. Photo by Gilbert Weingourt.

Click for larger image. Photo by Gilbert Weingourt.

Even our height along the Hollywood Hills – most of our city ranges from 250 to 500 feet above sea level against the hills, regulates our temperatures.

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So, in our gardens we find sterling examples of every type of flower; anything that grows anywhere in the world is likely to flourish here, too.

Look for more from Gilbert in coming weeks.

Look for more from Gilbert in coming weeks.

Gilbert is a onetime photojournalist now retired and interested in communicating West Hollywood’s ideals through photography.

Click for larger image. Photo by Gilbert Weingourt.

Click for larger image. Photo by Gilbert Weingourt.

He is a West Hollywood photographer/advocate who has a web site with his photography at exposedinblackandwhite.com

Gilbert Weincourt is a West Hollywood photographer who has a web site - http://exposedinblackandwhite.com

Gilbert Weincourt is a West Hollywood photographer who has a web site – http://exposedinblackandwhite.com

Look for more from Gilbert in coming weeks.

Look for more from Gilbert in coming weeks.

Look for more from Gilbert in coming weeks. Photo by Gilbert Weingourt.

http://exposedinblackandwhite.com

Click for larger image. Photo by Gilbert Weingourt.Click for larger image. Photo by Gilbert Weingourt.

Click for larger image. Photo by Gilbert Weingourt.

Click for larger image. Photo by Gilbert Weingourt.