The parasol was originally invented to protect people from the sun. The umbrella, more waterproof, is largely used to keep dry from the rain.
Nevertheless, the cocktail umbrella arrived in 1932 for the purpose of decoration, usually made with food-grade ingredients and are technically edible.
During 30+ years as a photographer for the LA Times, Ken met and photographed a host of extraordinary characters and events.
Now, Ken focuses his incredible talent on delivering freelance photography with the same dazzling images to his clients that captured readers throughout the years.