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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Seaside Surprises

Some days I find myself out wandering the coast, not quite sure what to photograph. Then something very common catches my eye, something I may have seen hundreds of times. a different angle or maybe a change in light, but the forms and designs and movement stops me long enough to consider an image. These are a few of those surprises.

Abstract Wave #1, San Simeon Pier

Abstract Wave #2,
San Simeon Pier

Abstract Wave #3,
San Simeon Pier

Kelp Designs,
San Simeon Coast

Indian Paintbrush, Salmon Creek
Southern Big Sur

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.