Ocean’s Roar

I finally understand why Big Sur is called “the greatest meeting of land and sea in the world.”  I watched the sunset from Garrapata Beach and took my time to capture the huge surf crashing into the jagged rocks.  I was both humbled and intimidated by the size of the waves!  This was my favorite […]

Pier 7

Pier 39 gets all of the tourist attention which means I had Pier 7 to myself… well almost. The retired fishermen, teens smoking pot and sleeping homeless men kept me company at midnight as I enjoyed a unique angle on a city that has been photographed to death. San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, California […]

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The buzz of insects is the only noise you hear on the grounds of the Carmelite Monastery in Carmel, California. The nuns maintain a complete vow of silence, a tradition since coming from Mount Carmel in the Holy Land to the California shores in 1602.  But they were nice enough to let me photograph their […]

rolling fog

The fog rolls over San Francisco’s Twin Peaks and creeps into downtown. (Of course, the iconic Sutro Tower rises above the fog.)  During my entire 36 hour shoot of the city by the bay, the fog acted like a child – constantly stepping into my composed shots. Demanding attention. Photobombing within seconds. In the end, […]

tidefalls

McWay Falls in Julia Pfeiffer State Park, where surging water plunges 80 feet from granite cliffs into the ocean. Not easily accessible, this massive waterfall surges year round. Featured in Dr. Dre’s video for “I Need A Doctor.” San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, California April 2013 – Click here to see the entire collection. […]

life on a distant planet

Ocean waves over Carmelo Formation.  Black rock of 55 million years ago peeks through the mist as the salty ocean spray attempts to play tricks on my camera.  I pack up my tripod and smile knowing that Ansel Adams walked this same shoreline with his camera. San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, California April 2013 […]

Bixby Bridge

The Bixby Creek Bridge will carry you through Big Sur along the Pacific Ocean, 120 miles south of San Francisco.  It is one of the tallest single-span concrete bridges in the world. San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, California April 2013 – Click here to see the entire collection. If you like this photo, leave […]

light trails on route 1

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love among the billows and the foam

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and the sea will rise

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