The Origins of the Name Roth Stock

My memorial to Old School days! A lot of people don't know the origin of the name Roth Stock for my company. Back in the "Old Days" when movies were actually shot on FILM (the F-word!) ... If you ran out of film and you had maybe, three pages of dialogue left, you didn't want …

This is Why We Say We’re Press Not Paparazzi

Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, California

Had my camera with me today to do a little bit of street shooting after a meeting in Beverly Hills. My real interest was to catch some of the high end cars that tend to head down Rodeo Drive. When walking back to my Jeep, I see Brian Grazer seated at a sidewalk cafe, talking …

U.S. Census 2020 – Doing Good For The Community

U.S. Census Bureau, Glendale, California

Are you thinking about the 2020 Census yet? Your Federal Government is! And so was PR Newswire with this photo assignment! Although I have worked for government contractors in the past, this is the first time I have actually been sworn in as a government contractor. The rules of what I can say and show …

Chinatown Lanterns

Chinatown

On a recent bright springtime morning, the sunlight coming through the lanterns in the pathways of Los Angeles' Chinatown was simply amazing! These are just a few celly shots. Yes, the hi-res camera was with me, and yes, I'll be going back for more! 😉 Click the thumbnails below to view full-size photos.

Photo Shoot for the U.S. Census Bureau

U.S. Census Bureau - Los Angeles Test Site Documentation

Have you been thinking about the 2020 Census yet? Your Federal Government has! Editing photos from this week's very vital photo assignment from PR Newswire, and the Feds have decided I'm not so much of a risk after all. So I can now say I have been photographing for the United States Census Bureau. I cannot talk …

Motorcycle By Knight

Motorcycle By Knight

With everyone posting photos of the welcome #ElNino #LARain today, I thought this shot, taken near Fox Studios with a dashboard cam (and yeah .... filtered around just a bit!), was especially "LA." I also thought my costuming friends might appreciate this particular Sir Knight's dedication to his craft! 😉 Additional Resources: 20th Century Fox We’re …

That’s A Wrap!

Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills

This is how we wrap construction sites in Beverly Hills!   Site of the soon to be 5-star, 12-story Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills wrapped for this Sunday's Golden Globe Awards The awards show, hosted again this year by comedian Ricky Gervais, will be held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, immediately behind this structure. This is …

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year 2016!

Just a quick post to wish everyone a Happy New Year and All The Best for 2016! We look forward to bringing you lots more fun event coverage in the year[s] 😉 ahead! 😀 We’re Press, Not Paparazzi. There’s a Difference! Available For Assignment Worldwide! Follow Our Hashtags! Facebook: #PressNotPaparazzi #RothStock Twitter: #PressNotPaparazzi #RothStock

The Rise of David Bowie & Co.

The Rise of David Bowie & Co. at the Taschen Gallery

Knowing my many Labyrinth of Jareth friends will appreciate this, I made it a point to stop the other day to grab some smartphone street photography shots of this mural at the Taschen Gallery in Los Angeles. Celebrating Mick Rock's Shooting For Stardust, The Rise of David Bowie & Co. is on exhibit through October …

Editorial: Why So Few Photos on Social Media?

Why So Few Photos on Social Media - Please visit us at RothStock.Com

The question comes up often of why we don't post our photos on Instagram and only very few on Facebook, and other social media sites for that matter. Finally decided it was time to simply create a photo album on each with the following. To me, this is clearly a rights grab by an over-zealous …