Pacific Coastline

Fair sunny days and occasional winter rains mixed with the salty spray of the ocean give the California coastline a wide mix of vegetation. 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 […]

Bird Island

Hundreds of Brandt’s Cormorants nest on this island which is out of reach of man due to cliffs and sea surges.  The seabirds nest along the Pacific Ocean and dive into the water, chasing fish as deep as 40 feet below the surface at feeding time. San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, California April 2013 […]

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.

bee

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 us photograph their beautiful gardens. […]

shamrocks

Muir Woods is home to some of the tallest trees in the world. Most people crane their necks to see the coastal Redwood trees and don’t notice the beautiful carpet of shamrocks, just two inches high and covering the forest floor. San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, California April 2013 – Click here to see […]

Roots

Trip over one of those roots and you may find yourself in an 8,100ft. free fall straight down!  Bryce Canyon, Utah.  7-1-08