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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Two Mountain Ranges of Color

A counter clockwise trip to the Bristlecone forest in the White Mountains, along the East side of the Sierra, and through Tuolumne to Yosemite to see some fall colors.

Bristlecone Pine remains
Born during Mesopotamia

The young and the ancient

White Mountain

Above Treeline

8 to 10 inches of moisture a year

Just giant views

Juniper and Milky Way

Aspens, Rock Creek

Fall color, June Lake

Tenaya curves

Tenaya Lake, Yosemite National Park

Leaves, Yosemite Valley

Riverside, Yosemite Valley

Climbers, El Cap

El Capitan, Yosemite Valley


October in Kernville

Nighttime at 8,000 Ft.

Sunrise near Sherman Pass

Local Details

Cannell Trail Crew

Leftover snow


A mile in

Tony found his Mojo

So did Nancy


Snack break

Yes I'm taking your picture

Big Meadow

Did I tell you how much fun that was?

The girls...

with the boys

Rookie Fir

Fat Albert on snow

Sherman Pass local

Alder Creek

Cannell  meadow

Cannell cabin

Trial with a view

 Back at Camp:

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.