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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The Beauty of Mid Winter Lighting

Mid Winter is one of my favorite times to explore the low angle sunlight that softly warms our coast.
Empty early mornings with the glimmering yellows on the water, late afternoons with thunderous surf as faint light makes beaches glow well after sunset.
A few images from February.

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Cypress Grove, Hearst Ranch

February Swell #1

February Swell #2

February Swell #3

February Sunrise,San Simeon Coast

Sandpipers, Mermaid Beach

February Swell, San Simeon Cove

After Hours, San Simeon Pier

Best Friends Learning to Surf, Mermaid Beach

The Evening Glow at Low Tide

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.