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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Spring Melt

The Spring melt is underway, after a very low snowpack. Southern Lake Tahoe, Sierra Nevada.

Below Eagle Falls, Emerald Bay

Kirkwood Meadows Creek
Christmas Valley
Carson River Valley


Skeleton Fences

Sunday morning in the Coachella Valley after a good rainstorm. The desert looked as if it had reclaimed the land and all that was left were the skeleton fences.


Froom Ranch

The original Froom Ranch house. What were once fields and pastures in front of it are now Home Depot, Costco, and Target.

Froom Ranch House, San Luis Obispo


Bishop's Peak

I've been trying to get this Northern view for a while. Today at the end of a bike ride I was packing up and noticed the clouds moving in. Taken from Stenner Creek Road.

Bishop's Peak from Stenner Creek Road


Dairy Creek

Just an hours walk up Dairy Creek on an unusually warm March afternoon. Looking through the lens always helps me clear my head.

The Shotgun Shack

Under the Bridge

Monkey flowers in the creek bed

Ants enjoy the catkins in bloom

Sycamores in the Water
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.