London Dragon

Charles Bell Birch’s Dragon was unveiled in 1880.  It marks the entrance to Temple Bar.  There are several cast iron statues of dragons (a symbol for London) that mark the boundaries of the City of London.

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Painted Ladies

Most of these classic Victorian houses were built in the 19th century with local redwoods and later painted bright colors by the hippies of neighboring Haight-Ashbury… a stark contrast to the modern skyline of Downtown San Francisco. San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, California April 2013 – Click here to see the entire collection. If […]

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!

Pacific Coast Highway

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!

Japanese Tea Garden

Keeping with the high art of form of Japanese Gardens, the Hagiwara Japanese Tea Garden has its roots in Buddhism and Daoism, offering a retreat from the hectic day-to-day life in a large city.  Colorful pagodas, tranquil ponds, distinctive bridges, a waterfall, winding narrow stone paths, lanterns, adorned gates, cherry blossoms… such a peaceful place […]

Golden Gate in Holga

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