Outdoor outings are where it’s at during shelter-in-place, simple as they may be, like a walk along Del Monte Beach with a cup of coffee. Photographed with a Sony a7 111, FE 24-70mm at 28mm, ISO 500, f/5.6, 1/160.
No one knows how long it will be until things are back to normal in Monterey County, but Rada the calico cat sure hopes it happens before she completely melts into her sleeping place at home. Photographed with an iPhone 6s.
A squadron of pelicans fly through the fog at Point Lobos. Photographed with an iPhone 10.
A White Tailed Kite surveys Carmel Meadows from the top of a tall cypress tree. Photographed with a Nikon D7200, Sigma 150-600 lens, 1/500, f/8.0, ISO 100, 600mm.
This musician appears now and then, usually in the mornings, opens his guitar case, sits on a bench facing the ocean in Pacific Grove and plays beautifully, lifting the spirits of many walking by. Photographed with an iPhone.
We may be in month seven of shelter in place, but it’s still possible to feel freedom – or fear, or maybe both? – for paragliders cruising the skies at Fort Ord Dunes State Park
The days are getting shorter and the hours of sunlight after the work day ends are fewer, but at least we have beautiful ocean sunsets. This one was photographed at Carmel Meadows. Photographed with a Canon Rebel T7i, 55mm lens.
A fogbow appears over Eucalyptus Road during a foggy morning hike in Fort Ord on Oct. 11. Photographed with a Google Pixel XL.