Recent California Snaps

A few recent images. Click on any one to see others that are related.

Beach cliffs at Torrey Pines State Reserve:

Sandstone cliffs rise above the beach at Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California

Sandstone cliffs rise above the beach at Torrey Pines State Reserve.
Image ID: 14725
Location: Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California, USA

Broken Hill at Torrey Pines State Reserve:

Broken Hill with the Pacific Ocean in the distance.  Broken Hill is an ancient, compacted sand dune that was uplifted to its present location and is now eroding, Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California

Broken Hill with the Pacific Ocean in the distance. Broken Hill is an ancient, compacted sand dune that was uplifted to its present location and is now eroding.
Image ID: 14762
Location: Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California, USA

UCSD Central Library:

UCSD Library glows at sunset (Geisel Library, UCSD Central Library), University of California, San Diego, La Jolla

UCSD Library glows at sunset (Geisel Library, UCSD Central Library).
Image ID: 14783
Location: University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, USA

Big Sur Coastline:

Waves blur as they break over the rocky shoreline of Big Sur

Waves blur as they break over the rocky shoreline of Big Sur.
Image ID: 14904
Location: Big Sur, California, USA

Pacific Grove Coastline:

Waves breaking over rocks appear as a foggy mist in this time exposure.  Pacific Grove, Lovers Point

Waves breaking over rocks appear as a foggy mist in this time exposure. Pacific Grove.
Image ID: 14908
Location: Lovers Point, Pacific Grove, California, USA

Monterey Bay Aquarium, Mackerel:

Pacific mackerel.  Long exposure shows motion as blur.  Mackerel are some of the fastest fishes in the ocean, with smooth streamlined torpedo-shaped bodies, they can swim hundreds of miles in a year, Scomber japonicus

Pacific mackerel. Long exposure shows motion as blur. Mackerel are some of the fastest fishes in the ocean, with smooth streamlined torpedo-shaped bodies, they can swim hundreds of miles in a year.
Image ID: 14926
Species: Pacific mackerel, Scomber japonicus

Monterey Bay Aquarium, Anemone:

Fish-eating anemone, Urticina piscivora

Fish-eating anemone.
Image ID: 14940
Species: Fish-eating anemone, Urticina piscivora