California brown pelican preening, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, La Jolla

California Brown Pelican Preening, La Jolla

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

Torrey Pines State Beach, Torrey Pines State Reserve

California brown pelican preening, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, La Jolla

California Brown Pelican Preening, La Jolla

Torrey Pines balloon aerial survey photo.  Torrey Pines seacliffs, rising up to 300 feet above the ocean, stretch from Del Mar to La Jolla. On the mesa atop the bluffs are found Torrey pine trees, one of the rare species of pines in the world. Peregine falcons nest at the edge of the cliffs. This photo was made as part of an experimental balloon aerial photographic survey flight over Torrey Pines State Reserve, by permission of Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California

180-degree north-south panorama of Torrey Pines State Reserve seacliffs, with flat rock and Torrey Pines State Beach, photographed with a balloon aerial survey photography rig.

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

Torrey Pines State Beach, Flat Rock And Clearing Storm, Sunset, Torrey Pines State Reserve

California brown pelican, bill detail, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, La Jolla

California Brown Pelican, La Jolla

San Diego bay and skyline at sunrise, viewed from Coronado Island

San Diego Bay And Skyline At Sunrise

Surf and sky at sunset, waves crash upon the sand at dusk, Carlsbad, California

Surf And Sky At Sunset, Carlsbad

Oceanside Pier at sunrise, dawn, morning

Oceanside Pier At Sunrise

The Crystal Pier and Pacific Ocean at sunrise, dawn, waves blur as they crash upon the sand.  Crystal Pier, 872 feet long and built in 1925, extends out into the Pacific Ocean from the town of Pacific Beach

The Crystal Pier And Pacific Ocean At Sunrise, Pacific Beach

Torrey Pines balloon aerial survey photo.  Torrey Pines seacliffs, rising up to 300 feet above the ocean, stretch from Del Mar to La Jolla. On the mesa atop the bluffs are found Torrey pine trees, one of the rare species of pines in the world. Peregine falcons nest at the edge of the cliffs. This photo was made as part of an experimental balloon aerial photographic survey flight over Torrey Pines State Reserve, by permission of Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California

Torrey Pines Balloon Aerial Survey Photo, Torrey Pines State Reserve

Ocean Beach Pier, also known as the OB Pier or Ocean Beach Municipal Pier, is the longest concrete pier on the West Coast measuring 1971 feet (601 m) long, San Diego, California

Ocean Beach Pier, San Diego

Ocean Beach Pier, also known as the OB Pier or Ocean Beach Municipal Pier, is the longest concrete pier on the West Coast measuring 1971 feet (601 m) long, San Diego, California

Ocean Beach Pier, San Diego

Torrey Pines balloon aerial survey photo.  Torrey Pines seacliffs, rising up to 300 feet above the ocean, stretch from Del Mar to La Jolla. On the mesa atop the bluffs are found Torrey pine trees, one of the rare species of pines in the world. Peregine falcons nest at the edge of the cliffs. This photo was made as part of an experimental balloon aerial photographic survey flight over Torrey Pines State Reserve, by permission of Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California

Torrey Pines Balloon Aerial Survey Photo, Torrey Pines State Reserve

Sunset and incoming surf, gorgeous colors in the sky and on the ocean at dusk, the incoming waves are blurred in this long exposure, Carlsbad, California

Sunset And Incoming Surf, Carlsbad

Leucadia beach and coastline, sunset, Encinitas, California

Leucadia Beach And Coastline

Hotel del Coronado with holiday Christmas night lights, known affectionately as the Hotel Del. It was once the largest hotel in the world, and is one of the few remaining wooden Victorian beach resorts. It sits on the beach on Coronado Island, seen here with downtown San Diego in the distance. It is widely considered to be one of Americas most beautiful and classic hotels. Built in 1888, it was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1977

Hotel Del Coronado Holiday Christmas Lights, San Diego

South Carlsbad State Beach sunset, beautiful clouds and soft colors

South Carlsbad State Beach Sunset

Imperial Beach pier at sunrise,

Imperial Beach Pier At Sunrise

Sunrise on the coast of Oceanside California

Sunrise On The Coast Of Oceanside California

Sunset and incoming surf, gorgeous colors in the sky and on the ocean at dusk, the incoming waves are blurred in this long exposure, Carlsbad, California

Sunset And Incoming Surf, Carlsbad

Beautiful sunset on Torrey Pines State Beach, Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California

Beautiful Sunset On Torrey Pines State Beach, Torrey Pines State Reserve

San Diego Coronado Bridge, known locally as the Coronado Bridge, links San Diego with Coronado, California. The bridge was completed in 1969 and was a toll bridge until 2002. It is 2.1 miles long and reaches a height of 200 feet above San Diego Bay

San Diego Coronado Bridge

Sunset and incoming surf, gorgeous colors in the sky and on the ocean at dusk, the incoming waves are blurred in this long exposure, Carlsbad, California

Sunset And Incoming Surf, Carlsbad

Copperband butterflyfish, Chelmon rostratus

Copperband Butterflyfish

Unidentified fish

Unidentified Fish

Beautiful sunset on Torrey Pines State Beach, Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, California

Beautiful Sunset On Torrey Pines State Beach, Torrey Pines State Reserve

Ocean Beach Pier, also known as the OB Pier or Ocean Beach Municipal Pier, is the longest concrete pier on the West Coast measuring 1971 feet (601 m) long, San Diego, California

Ocean Beach Pier, San Diego

Hotel del Coronado with holiday Christmas night lights, known affectionately as the Hotel Del. It was once the largest hotel in the world, and is one of the few remaining wooden Victorian beach resorts. It sits on the beach on Coronado Island, seen here with downtown San Diego in the distance. It is widely considered to be one of Americas most beautiful and classic hotels. Built in 1888, it was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1977

Hotel Del Coronado Holiday Christmas Lights, San Diego

Hotel del Coronado with holiday Christmas night lights, known affectionately as the Hotel Del. It was once the largest hotel in the world, and is one of the few remaining wooden Victorian beach resorts. It sits on the beach on Coronado Island, seen here with downtown San Diego in the distance. It is widely considered to be one of Americas most beautiful and classic hotels. Built in 1888, it was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1977

Hotel Del Coronado Holiday Christmas Lights, San Diego

Hotel del Coronado with holiday Christmas night lights, known affectionately as the Hotel Del. It was once the largest hotel in the world, and is one of the few remaining wooden Victorian beach resorts. It sits on the beach on Coronado Island, seen here with downtown San Diego in the distance. It is widely considered to be one of Americas most beautiful and classic hotels. Built in 1888, it was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1977

Hotel Del Coronado Holiday Christmas Lights, San Diego

Imperial Beach pier at sunrise,

Imperial Beach Pier At Sunrise

Imperial Beach pier at sunrise,

Imperial Beach Pier At Sunrise