I always love looking for moments and cool graphic details at corporate business events like this.
The North Torrance High School JRROTC color guard presents the US Flag and California State Flag before the grand opening of the new Walmart discount store in Torrance, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. The store, which was the first location to open in Los Angeles County since 2006, was built inside of a former Mervyn’s clothing location. © 2012 Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg
Part of my first assignment as a contract photographer with the Los Angeles Times:
Hanley Ramirez #13 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates after a home run in the third inning, bringing in Andre Ethier #16, left, in for two runs during the MLB Baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Miami Marlins at Dodger Stadium on Friday, August 24, 2012 in Los Angeles, Calif. © 2012 Patrick T. Fallon/For the Los Angeles Times
An Occupy protester walks through the chalk drawings in Perishing Square during Downtown ArtWalk on Thursday, August 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, Calif. (Patrick T. Fallon/Los Angeles Times)
Annie Dolan, 17, of Phoenix Az., jumps into the air to catch a glimpse of Billie Joe Armstrong as he arrived for his show with Green Day at the Echoplex in Los Angeles, Calif. on Monday, August 6, 2012. Tickets sold out quickly for the show online, with many attendees learning about it via social media sites. Dolan drove to LA with her sister Katie last night from Arizona, they tried to buy tickets online but were unsuccessful, trying to talk their way into the show Monday night. (Patrick T. Fallon/Los Angeles Times)
Riverside firefighters check their equipment as a home burns after a hard fought battle to prevent the fire from overtaking the home on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 in Murrieta, CA. (Patrick T. Fallon/Los Angeles Times)