The Lone Cypress

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

love among the billows and the foam

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!

Carmel Mission

Entrada a Mission San Carlos Borromeo del Rio Carmelo (founded June 3, 1770) 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!

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 […]

Angry Pacific

A display of pure ocean power as a this 50-60 ft. wave meets the rocks of Weston Beach in Point Lobos. 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. […]

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. […]

purple wildflowers

the coast’s cliffs and grassy meadows are filled with wildflowers of every color in the Spring. 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!

Cypress

Native to the central coast of California, Monterey Cypress have become a regional icon. This one has survived erosion and lightning for almost 300 years. 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 […]