Los Angeles Without Traffic

In School Projects, View All on November 2, 2009 at 11:00 pm

This is my most recent school project.  I thought it would be cool to show what life would look like without any traffic.  This is going to be an ongoing project.

No Cars

No Cars

No Cars

No Cars Santa Monica

No Cars

No Cars

No Cars

No Cars


  1. Nicely done. Can’t wait to see more. Maybe come to NY for your next iteration!? 🙂

  2. And no people too I guess. That is unnerving.

  3. The City looks pretty sad but is a nice project

  4. awesome work, there. 🙂

  5. so peaceful

  6. How did you manage to remove the traffic? Photo manipulation?

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  9. los angeles without traffic is at first a bit eerie… but after a couple of seconds it just becomes dull and almost gives the impresion of photographs taken the day before the areas open to the public (pre-inaugural photographs)… it´s just not Los Angeles without the traffic.

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  12. always in awe/disappointment when I realize how much space we are giving away in our communities in LA to the ‘independence’ of having one own car

  13. how did you do this!?
    makes you appreciate the beauty of LA!

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  15. Awesome idea how did u do this?

  16. really stellar job on this. both the photography and the post-production work.

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  19. Amazing photos. Love the concept.

  20. Great! Gives one the perspective of doomsday! I LIKE it! Maybe add some wild animals running around.. especially on the freeways!

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