At the pier in Santa Monica I met up with Jessica, an actress whose personal style I really liked. While the crowds push their way through the stands and carousels, I opted to check out the area below as the location for my portrait photo shoot. Bingo, just what I was hoping for: old wooden walls, a tunnel, the spray of the surf, sand and a bit of sun. Couldn’t ask for anything more. L.A., I’ll be back soon.