Category Archives: Fall

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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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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Reflections Along the Mendocino Coast

(Click on Image to Enlarge)   And now for a little change of pace, and season.  I shot this image a few years ago while driving back to Sea Ranch from a day in Mendocino.  It’s somewhere along the Mendocino … Continue reading

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December Fog

We’ve been having some stormy weather here at Sea Ranch and between the storms we’ve had a bit of fog push in to the ridge top.  I first headed up into the redwoods here along Timber Ridge and found the … Continue reading

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Storm off Galleon’s Point

  We had a pretty nice storm here along the North Coast a few days ago and I ventured out to one of my favorite spots to shoot the sunset.  I’ve shot this scene at Galleon’s Point on Sea Ranch … Continue reading

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Autumn along the Gualala

Fall is settling in here along the north coast and I always enjoy going down to the Gualala River in the late afternoon this time of year.  There is a rather thick stand of white alders at the junction of … Continue reading

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Arched Rock Cove, a Study in Black and White

A few days ago, during the tail end of hurricane Patricia, we had some large surf here on the north coast.  I wanted to continue my experimentation with black and white photography so I headed down to Galleon’s Point on … Continue reading

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An Autumn Afternoon at the Beach

We had our first light rain the other night and our first sense that fall has finally arrived here on the north coast.  I spent a nice late afternoon at Walk-On Beach here at Sea Ranch, watching the heavy surf … Continue reading

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A Return to Black and White

The beach is a wonderful place to experiment with black and white photography.  As much as I love the vibrant colors here along the Sonoma coast I’m still drawn to the challenge of creating different moods using black and white … Continue reading

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First Storms of 2014 hit the Beach

Over the past week or so we started to get some minor but welcomed rain here on the north coast. The storms weren’t much, but they did manage to churn up the surf pretty well.  The waves weren’t huge, maybe … Continue reading

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A Little Shot of Fall Color

A few days ago I took a short drive east on Annapolis Road to see if I could find some fall color.  Looking to the south I found this scene of a stately old oak keeping watch over one of … Continue reading

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A Day at the Beach

  Things have been a little busy here lately with deck refinishing and garden redesign and building a redwood garden bench (follow along on my “In the Shop Now- Redwood Garden Bench” page).  But October is probably the nicest weather … Continue reading

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