Black Oystercatcher 2
(Haematopus bachmani) off Pigeon Point, California
A small meteor streaks accross the upper right corner of frame at Pigeon Point
Pigeon Point Headlands
Surfig tide and surf surround the headland rocks off Pigeon Point, California
Wildflower sunset at Pigeon Point
Brassicaceae Wild Radish and Mustard flowers bloom in the fallow fields off Pigeon Point Lighthouse
sour Grass field at Pigeon Point
(Oxalis pes-caprae) blooms in the ag fields at Pigeon Point, California.
Flower Power Light
"Sour Grass" (Oxalis pes-caprae) fills the fields of Pigeon Point, California
Pigeon Point Lighthouse Oxalis telephoto
500mm telephoto prime frames the lighthouse before a feild of Sour Grass (Oxalis pes-caprae)
A Leather Star (Dermasterias imbricata) rests on a bed of Surf Grass (Phyllospadix scouleri).
Pigeon Point 2011 lighting
Part of a time-lapse. Shot at 6400 ISO to get 2 second esposures of the origianl First Order Fresnel Lens before it was removed.
Pigeon Point Lighthouse Sunset
Pigeon Point Lighthouse cumulus clouds sunset Oceanscape long exposure
Lined Chiton (Tonicella lineata) is a marine gastropod with 8 moveable shell plates. Feeds on algae.
(Oligocottus maculosus) camouflaged and sheltered in tide pool home base off Pigeon Point, CA.
Smooth Brittle Star
(Ophioplocus esmarki) Phylum Echinodermata, Class Ophiuroidea, Order Ophiurea, Family Ophioleptidae
Sea Anemone digests Sea Urchin
Giant Green Sea Anemone digests a Purple Sea Urchin and all that remains are the hard shell test and spines. (Anthopleura xanthogrammica) &(Strongylocentrotus purpuratus).
Triopha maculata. Order: Nudibranchia, sub order: Doridacea, Family: Polyceratidae. Film: Fuji Velvia Slide, 1999.
Pacific White Sided Dolphin
Off the Farralon Islands just above the contenental shelf. Fuji Velvia
Santa Cruz Lighthouses
A dramtic sunset backlights the Point Santa Cruz and Harbor Lighthouses. 500mm telephoto longexposure
Joe Hutson Tube 2
January 20th MLK swell
Prisoner's Rock by Moonlight
A 30 second long exposure of Prisoner's Rock south of Pigeon Point Lighthouse under the rising Full Moon.