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. […]

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.

beach embrace

just testing my portrait skills on the beach in front of my hotel before shipping off to Big Sur for the day.  San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, California April 2013 – Click here to see the entire collection.

Chinatown

The largest Chinese community outside of Asia and the starting point & home of thousands of immigrants since its establishment in 1948. San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, California April 2013 – Click here to see the entire collection.

The Rock

Alcatraz Island, most famous for its inescapable prison which closed in 1963. San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, California April 2013 – Click here to see the entire collection.

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 […]

old & new

LEFT:  Transamerica Pyramid, the most iconic skyscraper on the San Francisco skyline. Upon its completion in 1972, it was one of the five tallest buildings in the world. RIGHT:  Columbus Tower (aka the Sentinel Building), a copper-green flatiron completed in 1907. It is now owned by Francis Ford Coppola who renovated the historical building to […]

Golden Gate in Holga

San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, California April 2013 – Click here to see the entire collection.