Where the bear meets the surf.
Cool independent design from the lost SoCal beach town of El Porto, California


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El Porto, a small surfing neighborhood near LAX Airport, was a 10-block town of its own from 1911-1980. It still has its own character, if not its own borders.
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SNAPSHOTS OF THE SOUTH BAY

SNAPSHOTS OF THE SOUTH BAY

Come check out a few OsoPorto photos featured with the work of 3 other local photographers in "Snapshots of the South Bay," now extended to June 7 at Phantom Galleries LA, part of Month of Photography Los Angeles.

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SUNSTRIPES

SUNSTRIPES

El Porto is no stranger to great sunsets, but I just wasn't happy with some shots I ended up with of a recent great one. Here's the story of how that led to the creation of the newest poster in our collection. 

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