Hollywood Hills Drive

 Tuesday, July 19, 2011

First off--I'm up for vote at For The Love of Blogs today! I'm #4, for "best in photography," please click here and vote for me by clicking "like" under my blog's name! Thanks!

Now for some pictures...

I decided to go for a drive through the Hollywood Hills this weekend.  I had always heard there was a large reservoir up Lake Hollywood Drive and I thought I'd go check it out.  I have to admit my jaw dropped a bit when I saw it, I had no idea such a large body of water was hiding up in these hills and I love seeing the view of Hollywood behind it.


I so wish the sun was setting off in the distance in this picture instead of behind me (though that did cast a nice warm light on everything.) I may have to drive up here for sunrise one morning just to get the sun peaking over the horizon in this shot!

While I was up there I happened upon a little dog park, just under the Hollywood sign!

dog park

And around the corner from there was an awesome view of the Hollywood sign. For some reason, I always like Hollywood sign pictures in black and white!


After my little tour, I drove up through Mulholland Drive to watch the sunset. I love seeing the rolling hills of the valley in this shot, and of course all the colors in the sky.

Sunset over Mulholland Drive

Don't forget to click here and vote for me, #4, Live, Love, Travel, best in photography! Thanks!!! :)

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Ashley Sisk July 19, 2011 at 10:16 AM  

Gorgeous - I love the HW sign in BW. Love.

Jessaca July 19, 2011 at 10:25 AM  

Voted for you!! Great set of photos!!
Enjoy your day!!

Christina Klas July 19, 2011 at 10:27 AM  

Wow. THese are beautiful! Voted for you. :) good luck.

Melissa July 19, 2011 at 10:34 AM  

Great pictures! I love the B&W one :)


Tara July 19, 2011 at 12:02 PM  

Beautiful! I love the first!

Casey Martinez July 19, 2011 at 12:55 PM  

I will def. vote for you and I have to say that seeing your pics of Hollywood actually make me ache for home a bit...I lived not far from there and will have to go there and take pics next time I visit family! Great captures!

Jill July 19, 2011 at 2:24 PM  

OH! I Love it there! My brother lives there and every time I visit him we Have to go there! & I make him drive me by Hef's house too! =)

La Principessa Errante July 19, 2011 at 2:24 PM  

Wow, I agree, I never knew that was up there, driving those hills is always amazing, thanks for the heads up.

Sarah July 19, 2011 at 3:28 PM  

WOW! Awesome shots. So gorgeous.

olivia July 19, 2011 at 3:41 PM  

i love driving mullholland! great photso! love the HW sign in b&w.. we were at the hollywood bowl last weekend and you can see h & o from down below.... ps I voted for you!

Susan July 19, 2011 at 4:03 PM  

Oh wow...these are just fantastic.

Some views I've never seen.

Congrats on being # 4!! Wow...

leigh July 19, 2011 at 7:08 PM  

Love the Hollywood sign!

missing moments July 19, 2011 at 7:12 PM  

Love that last shot ... so beautiful ... and aI agree, I like the Hollywood sign in B&W!

May July 19, 2011 at 11:29 PM  

Loved the peek into Hollywood. Thanks for linking with CG.

Hong Kong Badger July 20, 2011 at 12:21 AM  

That sunset photo is stunning - I love sunsets (and sunrises, but don't get to see quite as many of those!)

Kate July 20, 2011 at 11:30 AM  

Incredible captures. The last one is absolutely spectacular! Thanks for linking up :)

Jessica Monte July 20, 2011 at 2:33 PM  

The third photo reminds me of classic hollywood photos. Great work!

Tamar SB July 20, 2011 at 4:49 PM  

Beautiful! Such lovely views!

Tamar - also entering a pic at Kate's blog this week.

Chandra July 20, 2011 at 6:46 PM  

Loved your photo set...maybe someday I'll be able to take some good pictures! Found your blog by way of ftlob. Pls. stop by sometime and say hello.

likeschocolate July 21, 2011 at 1:10 PM  

Great shots; especially, love the photo of the sunset.

Nela July 21, 2011 at 1:16 PM  

Wow! That's a gorgeous sunset picture! Looks marvelous! :)

Michelle July 21, 2011 at 8:45 PM  


First, I voted! Good luck!! :)

And then! I'm thinking you need to go for a drive more often! Wow!!!

What a great view with the reservoir!! Looks so peaceful and so un-city like! hehe!

and gasp! Love the sunset one! Beautiful colors and gorgeous hills!

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