Category Archives: Seascapes

Images of ocean and shore

Calm after the Storm

(Click on any image to enlarge) Just when you think winter is behind you, it suddenly lets you know who’s still in charge of the weather calendar.  We had a pretty good storm here over the last couple of days, … 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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Black Point Waterfall

(Click on image to enlarge) We’ve had some big rain storms a few days back and as the rainfall drains through the meadows some of it ultimately ends up in the ocean.  If the storm is big enough we’re lucky … 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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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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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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