I waited for years to get this shot. It required elements to come together and that proved so elusive. Nevertheless when finally stars aligned, it was breathtaking to see and capture the beauty of this place.
Shark Fin Cove, Davenport.
Front Row Seat
A lone oak on lush green California hill side in spring enjoying a gorgeous sunset.
Folds and Fire
An unique land formation that looks beautiful at day break.
I drove hours chasing the right cloud setup for this sunset. It was fully overcast on arrival, but I setup tripod and waited patiently. Sure enough color started to appear around sunset and grew more intense with time. Then suddenly the cloud tore open near horizon letting in light that illuminated parts of the sky in brilliant red hue. Persistence paid off...
Travelers cruising along the coastal route through the hills lit up by the stars and milky way.
Big Sur, California.
Basking Under the Spring Sun
A California oak rejoicing the warmth after a frosty winter.
Boiling the Ocean
This was a scorcher of a sunset. At high tide waves lashed out at the rocky cove tirelessly and spilled onto the bluffs creating tide pools. It helped to capture the beautiful reflection of the burning sky.
As the first storm of winter clears, a luscious sunset glow embraces the frigid lake.
Bonsai Rock, Tahoe.
Color of Darkness
Setting moon and the stars lit up the valley on a frigid winter night.
Break in the Flow
A storm breaks over Golden Gate right before the sunset.
High and Dry
Thirsty rolling hills after an unusually dry winter in California.
East Bay Hills, San Jose