88th Annual Academy Awards

Preproduction for the 88th Annual Academy Awards

Guilty of neglecting the blog lately, so here’s a little catch up on what’s been happening this past week … Just one day to go for Hollywood’s Biggest Night, the 88th Annual Academy Awards® at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland in Hollywood, California. Click the thumbnails below to view full-size photos. Got caught taking a selfie on Wednesday after picking up my credential. … Continue reading Preproduction for the 88th Annual Academy Awards

Hollywood’s Biggest Night: Scaled Back for Wartime

Originally posted on Red Carpet Photographer Archives:
HOLLYWOOD’S BIGGEST NIGHT: THE 75TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS® KODAK THEATRE, HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – MARCH 23, 2003: Story and Photos © Lee Roth / Roth Stock Digital Media  Links to Celebrities go to the Internet Movie Database (IMDb)  Cleared for my first Academy Awards®, I was so excited by all the build up leading up to Oscar® Sunday, scheduled for March 23,… Continue reading Hollywood’s Biggest Night: Scaled Back for Wartime

Lee Roth and guest Alexandra attend the 75th Annual Academy Awards

Can We do a Throwback on a Friday?

Digging around the servers for our Red Carpet Archives, came across this bit of a gem from 2003. If you remember my comments last year (2015) that the atmosphere was so less grand without all of the large Oscar® statues and floral arrangements? This was in Babylon Court at Hollywood & Highland  as you walked through closed areas from the then Kodak Theatre (now Dolby Theatre) to the … Continue reading Can We do a Throwback on a Friday?

Red Carpet Atmosphere at the 87th Annual Academy Awards®

Go Big Or Go Home!

Posted a theoretical question, sort of, today on social media, along with a little collage from last year. Well, have really been planning to avoid all the Awards Season frenzy this year. So what do you think? I’ve been asked to work as a field editor backstage at The Academy’s 88th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on February 28. Hmmm … what do … Continue reading Go Big Or Go Home!

Hollywood and Vine

In Hollywood, It’s All About Who You Know – But There Really is More To It

There has been a lot going on in the past week that I haven’t been sharing here. So first, this was Friday night at 11:02pm at the corner of Hollywood and Vine. I had just left a meeting at this world-famous intersection. The photos below are from my cell and were posted on Instagram @roth.stock and on Facebook. Today, there was an interesting conversation in one … Continue reading In Hollywood, It’s All About Who You Know – But There Really is More To It

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Behind The Scenes Of Our New Header Photo

New header image for our “corporate” website pages. Likes? 🙂 Comments? 😀 Dislikes? 😮 Love? ❤ 😉 For those wondering about the shot … this photo was taken shortly before the start of arrivals at the 87th Annual Academy Awards® in 2015. From the center of the photo, you are looking south across Hollywood Blvd. to the Disney Store. Looking to the left of the photo … Continue reading Behind The Scenes Of Our New Header Photo

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt attend the Los Angeles premiere of Inglourious Basterds

Los Angeles Premiere of Inglourious Basterds

Originally posted on Red Carpet Photographer Archives:
Los Angeles Premiere of “Inglourious Basterds” AUGUST 10, 2009 – HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA Grauman’s Chinese Theatre From Universal Pictures Story and Photos are © Lee Roth / Roth Stock Digital Media Links go to Actor Profiles on IMDb.Com While personally, I can’t say I’m a big fan of grindhouse films, there is something about Quentin Tarantino movies that draws me in… Continue reading Los Angeles Premiere of Inglourious Basterds

Xavier Quijas Yxayotl "Splendorous Mictlan" and Dancers

Dia De Los Muertos LA: Main Stage Performances (Part 3)

This year’s Dia De Los Muertos: Shamanic Visions of the Huicol festival at Hollywood Forever was a 12-hour cultural celebration in honor of those who have passed. Hollywood Forever’s Lady of the Dead website has an excellent review of the ancient rituals on display at the festival. After the Sunset Shaman Ceremony featured in our Part 1 blog, then wandering through the Altars and Atmosphere in Part 2, one arrived at the main stage, … Continue reading Dia De Los Muertos LA: Main Stage Performances (Part 3)

Altars at Dia De Los Muertos - Shamanic Visions of the Huichol at Hollywood Forever

Dia De Los Muertos LA: Altars and Atmosphere (Part 2)

The Dia De Los Muertos festival at Hollywood Forever is a cultural experience that is a feast for the senses. The day began at noon with lots of family friendly activities, culminating with several Shaman sunset ceremonies (Dia De Los Muertos LA: Shaman Sunset Ceremony – Part 1). Featuring more than 100 altars to the recently departed, once the sun sets, the displays come to … Continue reading Dia De Los Muertos LA: Altars and Atmosphere (Part 2)