Category Archives: Black and White

Windsor Town Green Convergence

(Click on image to enlarge) Windsor Town Green is a 10-year-old development project a few miles north of Santa Rosa, CA.  It’s still a small town, but includes a very nice park-like Town Green that also includes this interesting little … Continue reading

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Before the Storm

(Click any image to enlarge) We were heading for another big storm a couple of days ago so I thought I’d head out to an area just north of Stengel Beach here on Sea Ranch.  It was cold and windy, … Continue reading

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Big Storm Hits the Sonoma Coast

(Click on any image to enlarge) Over the past couple of days one of the strongest winter rain storms to hit the Sonoma Coast in years produced some of the largest waves to land here in decades.  We often hear … Continue reading

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Things are Looking Up

(Click on any image to enlarge) Occasionally when I haven’t been able to get out with my camera for a while, I like to go back to some of my older images and see if I can find a new … Continue reading

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Del Mar Schoolhouse:  Still here since 1905

(Click any image to enlarge) This little structure on Sea Ranch, which sits on the corner of Leeward and Deer Trail, has been here since 1905.  It was initially constructed after a lumber mill was established in the area which … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Woods

(Click on any image to enlarge) Occasionally I like to get out into the oak woodlands east of Sea Ranch.   A few days ago, I drove east on Annapolis Road until I got past the evergreens (Redwoods, mostly) which follow … Continue reading

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The Many Textures of Shell Beach

(Click on any image to enlarge) Shell Beach here on Sea Ranch is an extremely interesting place to visit, especially at low tide.  I shot some images there two days ago in the late afternoon while the tide was out.  … Continue reading

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Turbulence in Smuggler’s Cove

(Click on Image to Enlarge)   It was late in the afternoon and I was hiking along the bluff trail near Smuggler’s Cove.  A storm had passed a day or two earlier and I could hear the surf in the … Continue reading

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Old Vines

(Click on Image to Expand) A couple of weeks ago I headed east up Annapolis Road to see if I could find some fall color.  It was a little early in the season for much in the way of fall … Continue reading

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More Sandstone Weathering

(Click on any image to enlarge) Finishing off the sandstone weathering theme, here are my final two images from my afternoon crawling over the rocks at Del Mar Point.  The first image was rather striking to me in how the … Continue reading

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Sandstone Weathering over the Milenia

(Click on image to enlarge) I took this image at Del Mar Point several days ago.  I love this area of Sea Ranch because the sandstone formations are incredible.   This image captures the full spectrum of geologic oddities peculiar to … Continue reading

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Where have I just Landed?

(Click on any image to expand) Sometimes an image, or group of images can transform a familiar place to a very unfamiliar place, maybe even a place other-worldly in appearance.  It was a cloudy day with intermittent fog along the … Continue reading

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