REDONDO BEACH CITY GUIDE WITH ANNIKA ALEXANDRIA
Tour Redondo beach with local photographer Annika Alexandria. This Annika shares her favorite restaurants, shopping areas, and photo locations thru the lens of her Canon Rebel.
WHAT IS THE MUST-SEE PART OF YOUR CITY?
Redondo Beach pier is definitely a must see. There are some great restaraunts and bars with an ocean view.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU LIVED IN REDONDO BEACH?
WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE PLACES TO HANG OUT DURING THE DAY?
I love hanging out at the beach, riding bikes, and kayaking.
WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE PLACES TO GO OUT AT NIGHT?
I love hanging out in the Riviera Village and Redondo Pier.
WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE RESTAURANTS?
My fav. Restaraunts are Charlie's, Jus' Poke and Kincaid's.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE MUSIC VENUE?
Saint Rocke is a great place for live, up and coming bands.
WHERE ARE YOUR FAVORITE PLACES TO GO ON DATES?
Hudson House is one of my go to places. It is a gastropub with an extensive beer selection and is always filled with a great crowd. I also love Tony's on the Pier to watch the sunset.
WHERE DO YOU GO SHOPPING?
My favorite area to shop is Riviera Village, there are a lot of cute indecently owned boutiques.
WHERE DO YOU LIKE TO EXERCISE?
I really enjoy taking classes at Cardio Barre, it's a great workout. I also enjoy riding my bike along the beach.
WHAT ARE THE BEST PLACES IN REDONDO BEACH TO TAKE PHOTOS OUTSIDE?
I love taking pictures at Wilderness Park, there are a lot of beautiful backgrounds to shoot with. Redondo beach is also a great place to shoot.
WHAT ARE THE BEST PLACES IN REDONDO BEACH TO TAKE PHOTOS INSIDE?
The Portofino Hotel lobby has a gorgeous ambience overlooking the marina.
WHAT"S YOUR FAVORITE WAY TO NETWORK WITH PEOPLE IN YOUR INDUSTRY?
I love networking with people from meetup.com. They are always willing to give advice on new techniques and equipment.
WHERE DO YOU GO TO GET INSPIRED
I love looking at other photographer's work whether it's in a gallery or even just a Restaraunt.
I work in the hospitality industry. I also do photography on the side,
HOW DID YOU GET STARTED WITH PHOTOGRAPHY?
I've always had the love of photography. Two years ago I took a chance and bought a camera and took online classes. I would shoot anyone and anything and gradually built up a website.
WHERE WERE YOU BORN?
WHAT'S YOUR SIGN?
WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE FOOD?
WHAT TYPE OF MUSIC DO YOU LIKE?
I love country music such as Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Keith Urban and Colbie Caillat.
WHAT KIND OF CAMERA DO YOU USE?
FAVORITE TV SHOWS?
Friends, Baby Daddy, Total Divas
Sound of Music, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, The Sixth Sense
WHERE IS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE YOU"VE EVER BEEN?
Costa Rica, it has the most beautiful beaches and waterfalls.
WHERE DO YOU WANT TO TRAVEL NEXT?
My dream vacation is Bora Bora.
WHAT WAS THE LAST THINK THAT MADE YOU SMILE?
The last thing that made me smile was hearing my good friend is pregnant.
TELL US SOMETHING EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT YOU?
I love traveling whether it's just an overnight trip or a week long trip.
WHAT ARE YOU HOBBIES?
I love traveling, photography, hiking, exploring LA, bike riding, kayaking, and wine tasting.
You only have one life to live.
WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE CHARITIES?
Heal the Bay, Toms, Los Angeles Food Bank
HOW CAN WE KEEP UP WITH YOU ONLINE?
Facebook: Annika Alexandra Photography
THANKS ANNIKA, FOR SHARING A CITY TOUR OF REDONDO BEACH THRU YOUR EYES.
PHOTO CREDITS: ANNIKA ALEXANDRA PHOTOGRAPHY