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Martha Benedict Photography

I work with local real estate professionals to market properties with my photographic skills. If you follow The Eastsider LA regularly, you know my work. I also have graphic art and web abilities to assist with print and online needs. Email me! (323)226-0064 | email | website The businesses and services in the directory have not been reviewed nor are ... Read More »

A “crazy beautiful” December dawn

MONTECITO HEIGHTS -- Martha Benedict was up early today to catch images of what she described as a "crazy beautiful dawn." A trio of photos show how the clouds changed from a dusty pink to a golden orange as the sun rose. Read More »

Día de los Muertos celebrated in East L.A.

While many were focused on election results last night, the East Los Angeles Civic Center was filled with people attending Self Help Graphic's 37th Annual Dia de los Muertos celebration. Photographers Martha Benedict and Jesse Saucedo were there to capture images of the altars, faces and spirit of the event. Read More »

Get Those Kayaks Ready: L.A. River to reopen for summer recreation

ELYSIAN VALLEY — When a section of the L.A. River was opened during the summer of 2013  for kayaking, hiking and fishing , some wondered if anyone would come.  But, many did come, and,  more are expected this summer as the L.A. River Recreation Zone in Elysian Valley reopens on Memorial Day, May 29, for its fifth season. The River ... Read More »

City moves forward to take over Flat Top hill

City officials have approved taking ownership of more than 36 acres of undeveloped land on the border of Lincoln Heights and Montecito Heights and spending $225,000 to maintain the property as open space. City ownership of the property known as Flat Top will help resolve many of the complaints that arose after neighborhood activists were successful in blocking a proposed housing ... Read More »

Glassell Park candidates forum attracts a lively crowd

GLASSELL PARK — A large and often rowdy crowd packed the auditorium at Sonia Sotomayor Learning Academy Thursday night for a Council District 1 candidates forum. Many ignored pleas not to applaud, heckle or interrupt the four candidates — Joe Bray-Ali, incumbent Gil Cedillo, Giovany Hernandez and Jesse Rosas, said Martha Benedict, who took photos of the event, organized by ... Read More »

DIY binoculars help young Highland Park bird watchers focus on nature

HIGHLAND PARK -- “Let’s go to the Secret Forest!” pleaded members of the Nature Club at San Pascual STEAM Magnet Elementary. They pointed to a cropping of trees on the western side of the Highland Park campus, where tall oaks, pines and eucalyptus present a shady spot for students during recess – and a perfect place for various birds to perch. Read More »