Category Archives: Sea Ranch

Just Another Day’s Hike

(Click on any image to enlarge) Aside from the beautiful landscapes and seascapes within Sea Ranch, I often forget how much a part of Sea Ranch is its architecture.   Usually when I shoot landscapes I often try to keep the … Continue reading

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Impressions along the Gualala River

(Click on any Image to Enlarge) Several weeks ago, I posted a photo essay of landscape abstracts where I used camera motion as an artifact in creating rather impressionistic images.  Well, I’m back at it again, and this time I … Continue reading

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Cypress Cathedrals

(Click on any image to enlarge) On occasion I like to visit some of the many Monterey Cypress hedgerows here at Sea Ranch.   It was one of those quiet late afternoons and I headed out to one of my favorites … Continue reading

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Landscapes in Motion

(Click on any image to enlarge) I take my photographic inspiration from many sources; the world around me, other art forms, and certainly the works of other photographers, past and present.  One such photographer is William Neill, who has a … Continue reading

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A Driftwood Study

(Click on any image to enlarge) I’m often pleasantly surprised by what the ocean deposits on the beach.  A few days ago I visited Tide Pool Beach here at Sea Ranch and came across a single large piece of driftwood.  … Continue reading

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Big Sky over Black Point!

(Click on image to enlarge) We had some wind the other day, which for here, is no big news event.  In fact, when we first moved here in 2004, people told us that…”the wind is the weather here”.   But occasionally … Continue reading

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Into the Fog

(Click on any image to enlarge) We had a short heat wave hit the north coast a couple of days ago.  It also thickened the marine layer resulting in some dense fog along our coast here at Sea Ranch.  I … Continue reading

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From Sandstone to Conglomerates: Sea Ranch’s Diverse Geology

(Click on any image to enlarge) I recently spent an afternoon at a place my wife and I call “The Precipice” here on Sea Ranch.   It lies just north of Smuggler’s Cove and south of the Marine Preserve.  It lies … 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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Pelican Day at Sea Ranch

(Click on any image to enlarge) I was out at Del Mar Point here at Sea Ranch a week or so ago and I made a mental note of all the pelicans I had seen that afternoon.   Although I had … 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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