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 in the Eastern Sierra and Owens Valley

An unexpected late Spring snowfall at the end of April helped bring moisture to the Eastern Sierra and desert. While the high country was under two feet of new snow, the Owens Valley bloomed in full color. Well known views and special details were everywhere.

Abandoned bar, restaurant, store?  Inyokern

Single wides, all different colors, all in a row. Coso Junction
Sun-up on the ranch, Bishop

Late Spring snows in upper Rock Creek
Sunrise on Mt. Tom above Bishop and Round Valley. Yes this is the real color in the mornings.

A few Aspen blooms and Sugar Pine, Rock Creek.

Stars after sunset above the Whitney Range.

Sunrise on the Whitney Range from the Alabama Hills

Beavertail cactus blooming in the Alabama Hills

Mobius Arch, Alabama Hills

Window for the sun

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.