When you arrive in Bel Air, you'll know you've arrived. Immaculate mansions steal away behind soaring hedges and towering gates in this celebrity homestead. Surrounded by LA's sloping chaparral, this Westside neighbourhood boasts natural wonders alongside architectural splendors. Bel Air's relative inaccessibility contributes to its private feel and ultra-exclusive atmosphere. Here, it's much easier to explore by automobile.See places to stay Save this neighbourhood
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Rob is an editorial & commercial art photographer based in LA. On a recent assignment to South Africa with Ghetto Film School, he documented student filmmakers. On the Airbnb project, Rob says: “I love exploring the City of Angels. The other day, I photographed in pouring rain, thinking the worst, but ended up with some of my best shots. The people I meet on a daily basis amaze me."
Alyson captures a subject’s quirks and habits without invoking self-consciousness. She blends well with people from all walks of life due to her charming personality and spunky humour. She has taught photography at NYU Sternhardt School, Columbia University, The Ministry of Education in El Salvador, and at UCLA in Los Angeles, where she currently resides. Her clients include GQ, The NYTimes Magazine, Newsweek, Time, People, and The Wall Street Journal.