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Photo Exhibit Displays the Misadventures of Dating in L.A. & Portraits of Local Women

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In five weeks of dating, how many outfits will you wear? For local photographer Monica Orozco, who goes by the name deMonica, it was 16. Last year she met a guy -- let's call him Mr. X -- and the two dated for a quick five weeks before abruptly breaking up.

"When it ended, it was really intense," the Valley native said. "I started thinking back to all the outfits that I wore and I found it amusing that I wore a different outfiit each time I saw him." So she began to go back to all the spots they visited and took self-portraits, each in a different outfit.

"It was great, it was like going back to feeling like a teenager again," she reminisced, calling it all a misadventure. One portrait, where she holds a CD in front of her face on Mulholland Drive, displays that high school tendency: she and Mr. X decided to go up there for some good ole' fashion necking -- she even made a makeout CD for the occasion. "It's cute stuff like that... There was a kind of juvenile fun."