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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Lunch at Dockside

Lunch at Dockside in Morro Bay. Rain on its way, calm seas, and a very sharp new camera. Nikon has produced a DSLR that will test my abilities to focus (no pun intended). So far the two day results are astounding.
Here's the shot at 24mm

Here at 52mm

And here a 100% crop of the image above at center where I can read the bike label and trailer name in full size.


Signs of Spring

Driving from the coast to the mountains, following one of the last storms of the year.
A storm passes the Temblor Range, Highway 41
Not all rainbows are perfect.

Something about the shadow of Winter and the promise of Spring... 

Kirkwood Meadows readies for the thaw.


Cerro Alto and Environs

Full Spring bloom on the trail to Cerro Alto and the surrounding environs.

Chaparral Clematis

Indian Warrior

Island Bush Poppy

Canyon Gooseberry


Chaparral Currant

Coast Live Oak

Maidenhair Fern
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.