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, […]

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 […]

and the sea will rise

San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, California April 2013 – Click here to see the entire collection. If you like this photo, leave a comment or use the Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest buttons below. Thanks!

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I need a title for this image… any suggestions? Eighty-million-year-old Santa Lucia Granite juts out of the sand on Garrapata Beach in Big Sur, CA San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, California April 2013 – Click here to see the entire collection. If you like this photo, leave a comment or use the Facebook, Twitter […]

Lone Cypress in Black and White

A symbol of strength, endurance and stability, no resident of Pebble Beach is more iconic than the Lone Cypress.  These trees are native to Carmel and Monterey and once blanketed Central California… but this single tree has defied the battles of elements that rage around it in the storms of winter, lightning of spring, erosion […]

aeonium love

The buzz of insects is the only noise you hear on the grounds of the Carmelite Monastery in Carmel, California. The nuns have maintained a vow of silence 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 beautiful gardens. […]

lonely road to skyline ridge

up in the mountains on I-35 near Santa Cruz, CA San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, California April 2013 – Click here to see the entire collection.

Big Sur in Black & White

The Pacific Ocean meets the beach near the Little Sur River. San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, California April 2013 – Click here to see the entire collection.

twisted tree

One of the only trees on the hill to survive 200 years of lightning strikes and human encounters… by the Whalers Cabin, Point Lobos State Reserve. San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, California April 2013 – Click here to see the entire collection.