Searchlight Sunset

Setting sun illuminates a part of the clouds like a searchlight; Tabletop Reef, Solana Beach, California; February 2015.

I mentioned this dreaded evening and weird sunset, when nothing would really work out in one of my previous posts. After fiddling around with the other images for ages, I’ve come up with one that I’m somehow actually beginning to like. :) I’ve let it sit long enough to marinate for sure!

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Sunset Cliffs: Hidden Beach Verticals

Green moss on rocks and sandstone strata, Hidden Beach, Sunset Cliffs, California; January 2015.

Three images from another negative tide outing to the coast – I’ve never been to this spot at the southern end of Sunset Cliffs before, and later learned that it is called “Hidden Beach”. It’s location is not quite as secret as the name would imply though – and by Sunset Cliffs standards, access is relatively easy. (Sunset Cliffs is always in some local news because people fall, get trapped by the tides, etc.)

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Negative Tide at Seaside Beach

Negative tide at the tide pools of Tabletop Reef, Solana Beach, California; December 2014.

Photos from another visit to Seaside Beach/Tabletop Reef during a negative tide. This was on a Sunday in December – and when weekend, negative tide and sunset coincide, the beaches with tide pools are rather busy (to put it mildly). Luckily, most people leave once the sun is gone – and they miss the best part of the show. :)

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Coastal Cliffs and Caves, San Diego

Sea Cave at low tide, between La Jolla Shores and La Jolla Cove, California; December 2014.

A couple more photos from my recent low tide/negative tide outings to Point Loma, Sunset Cliffs and La Jolla Shores. I liked this arrangement quite a bit, so I compiled it into a collage/triptych — it is available as a print-on-demand in my store: Column Strata Cave Collage. I recommend to print it on canvas.

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