This is a journal of images by California photographer Skip Moss. The places, people, and events caught through my lens. Photographs of the Central Coast and mountains of California, the landscapes of the Western U.S. and travels abroad.
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Sierra Eastside Again

 Roots of an Old Master

The Clarity of a Sierra Lake

Lamark Lake, Sierra Nevada

Did the tree grow around the rock or ?

Late Night with Joshua

Metamorphic Mountain

Owens Valley

Eastside Afternoon in September

Not Quite Rain

Moonrise in the Buttermilks

Rugged Peaks above Gentle Slopes 

Sunrise on the Eastside

Tree Swirl

White Mountains and Broken Rainbow

The White Mountains from the Alabama Hills

White Mountains light show


San Simeon Harbor

A large, long period South swell is probably the reason these two boats are sheltering in San Simeon cove today. Caught on a very foggy morning with a bit of local sunlight.

lives on the Central Coast of California. These photographs are an attempt to share the story of a place, a person, a moment as it happens. Sit back, take a deep breath, and spend some time enjoying the images.