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Sep 17

A Look Back—Point Lobos Bird Island

Photograph of birds on a rock at Point Lobos, California.One of the views at Point Lobos State Park, south of Carmel, California. Point Lobos is called the Crown Jewel in the state park system, with its spectacular rocky coasts and beautiful views.


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Dec 16

A Look Back—Moss Landing Pelicans

Photograph of pelicans on the breakwater at the Moss Landing HarborMoss Landing is my closet access to the Pacific Ocean. I am drawn back time and again by the power of the waves, the beauty of the sea and the abundant wildlife. On this particular day, hundreds of pelicans were gathered on the rocks of the breakwater at the approach to the harbor. December1, 2005.


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Nov 16

A Look Back—Clouds Over Marina

Photograph of dramatic clouds over Marina Beach in Marina, CaliforniaClouds from a winter storm over Marina Beach in Marina, California. Taken with a 24-120mm lens, February, 2005.


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Oct 16

A Look Back—Moss Landing Sunset

Photograph of the sun setting at Moss Landing Beach in Moss Landing, CaliforniaThis was near the beginning of more than a decade of inspiration found at the beaches, the jetty and the slough near Moss Landing, California. I was attracted by the colorful cloud reflections from the wet sand. Sunset, December, 2004.


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Mar 15

Road Trip–Heceta Head Lighthouse 2

Photograph of the Heceta Head Lighthouse along the southern Oregon coastLooking back toward the lighthouse, shooting in the rain; a wild and stormy day on the southern Oregon coast.


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Mar 15

Road Trip–Heceta Head Lighthouse

Photograph of the Heceta Head Lighthouse along the southern Oregon coastThe Heceta Head lighthouse is probably the most photographed lighthouse along the Oregon coast. It sits 205 feet above the Pacific. Its beacon can be seen 21 miles from the land.


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Mar 15

Road Trip–Heceta Head Lighthouse Outbuilding

Photograph of an outbuilding at the Heceta Head Lighthouse along the southern Oregon coastA rainy afternoon at the Heceta Head Lighthouse. This is one of the early houses maintained for the keepers of the light.


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Dec 14

Olympic Peninsula–Ruby Beach 2

Photograph of a couple walking along Ruby Beach along the Washington coast near the Olympic National ParkA couple walking along Ruby Beach provides a sense of scale. The clouds and the stony beach augment the harsh beauty of the rugged coast.


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Dec 14

Olympic Peninsula–Ruby Beach

Photograph of Ruby Beach along the Washington coast near the Olympic National ParkRuby Beach is located on the southwest coast of the Olympic Peninsula. Great piles of driftwood cover the stony beach. A number of sea stacks are close to the shore. The beach is named for the fragments of ruby gemstones found in the coarse sand there.


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Apr 13

Road Trip–Cape Meares

Photograph of waves and a beach near Cape Meares, OregonStanding on a cliff overlooking a beach below Cape Meares, Oregon. September, 2012.