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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Forest Parts

What passed as a forest dump is now a mechanical preserve

Pine Cycle

V8 Block, Liveoaks

Motor Cycled

First Floor, Forest Appliances


My Big Backyard

Three from the past week near home.

Red Fox, Cambria

Young Buck, Cambria

Gulls & Fog, Morro Bay


Daybreak at Lakeside

Early morning on Lake Tahoe, the quiet before the day.

Before the Crowd

5:30 Commute

Sunrise, Lakeside

Mt. Tallac

Breakfast Club


Lake Tahoe Part One

Spent a week in and around Lake Tahoe. I will be dividing it into a few separate posts.
Post One, The Scenery: Deep blue water, bright clear skies, and plenty between the two.

Sunrise on Mt. Tallac 
Lake Tahoe from the Mt. Tallac Trail

Tallus Slope

Emerald Bay

Caples Lake, 6 AM

Caples Crest

The Morning Routine

Red Lake (should be blue lake)

Juniper, Red Lake

Glen Alpine Falls from above

Glen Alpine Falls

Hope Valley

Grouse Lake

Upper Blue Lake (they got it right this time)

The Dardanelles

Sky Full of Pines

Fishing Boat, Caples Lake

Carson Pass

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.