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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Sunset Season

The Winter season always brings phenomenal colors and clouds to our coast. First a series from Santa Rosa Creek at Moonstone Beach and East West Ranch over several evenings. Then some from Estero Bay, midday and sunset.

Santa Rosa Creek Lagoon evening stars

Santa Rosa meets the sun

Changing course in mid stream

Close encounters, SR Creek

Pacific Movement

Seacliff Estates

The coast North from East West Ranch

Storm passes over Morro Bay Power Plant

A lone beach goer watches the surf at the rock

Unretouched paranormal sky, Cayucos

Painted Sky, Morro Bay


The Holidays on the Central Coast

Just a few images that depict the last month on the Central Coast since I've been home.

Moonstone Beach

Shoreline Canyon, San Simeon Point

Double Rainbow, San Luis Obispo

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.