Seasonal California State Parks lifeguard towers have gone up at Asilomar State Beach, Monastery Beach and near the Monterey Tides Hotel (pictured), as Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of summer. Shot on an iPhone 8, using portrait mode.
The sunset illuminates the keyhole off Pfeiffer Beach in Big Sur. Canon 7D, f13, 1/100 sec, 800 ISO, Canon 10-22mm lens.
Early-morning fog and light do a lovely dance at Del Monte Beach in Monterey. Shot on a Samsung Galaxy.
A bottlenose dolphin hunting for food among the sea lions in Monterey Bay. Shot on a Canon 90D, 400mm.
Life sits at a standstill these days, and seeing the beauty in the dark requires a lot of observation. This photo was shot at Asilomar State Beach with a Nikon D800, 24 MM lens with a tripod.
On a recent morning near Asilomar State Beach, a peaceful fisherman perches on a rock while a storm gathers in the distance.
King snake lounging around his kingdom at Garland Park, Carmel Valley. Shot with a Canon 80D 100mm macro.
Fishing boats, masks and squirrels — another day at the beach. Shot with an iPhone 11.
The mouth of the Little Sur River, Big Sur, a state protected river since 1973 for its ‘extraordinary scenic, fishery, wildlife, (and) outdoor recreational values.’ Shot on an iPhone 11pro.