California Dreamin’


 

 

“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.”

~Jacques Yves Cousteau

 

 

 

Ocean, Landscape, Mendocino, California, Nature

Crashing Wave, Mendocino Coast

 

 

 

Hiking, California, Nature, Travel, Black and White

Hikers on the Matt Davis Trail,  Marin

 

 

 

Nature, Landscape, San Francisco, Sunrise

Morning Sun and Eucalyptus, Presidio

 

 

“Sit in reverie, and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind”

~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

 

 

Ocean, Landscapes, Nikon, Color, Nature, California

Rocks and Ocean, Sonoma Coast

 

 

 

Sonoma, California, Nature, Nikon, Coast

Fence and Sun, Sea Ranch

 

 

 

Lighthouse, California, Black and White, Nature, Landscape

Point Arena Lighthouse

 

 

 

“All my life I have lived and behaved very much like the sandpiper just running down the edges of different countries and continents, looking for something.”

~ Elizabeth Bishop

 

 

California, Nature, Landscape, Nikon

Pelicans Three, Mendocino

 

 

Landscape, Sonoma, Ocean, Nature, Nikon

The Viewpoint, Sonoma Coast

 

 

Categories: Black and White, Landscapes, Nature, Photography, Travel, WaterTags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

42 comments

  1. Cousteau is spot on. The sea is mesmerizing. Sea ranch fence & Viewpoint are personal favs… Can hear the waves crashing.
    Thanks for sharing! – dsup

  2. ” The sea once it casts its spell…” So true! Can feel the ocean mist as you capture these scenes so beautifully! Linda

  3. Incredible images Jane… Thanks for the escape into tranquility!

  4. Mendocino is a gorgeous part of Northern California! Could watch the waves along those rugged shores for hours….

  5. gorgeous and the second picture is outstanding 🙂

  6. Hi Jane ! … Fantastic serie of photos ! … My favorite is the Rocks and Ocean, Sonoma Coast … // Maria 🙂

  7. LOVE these shots….the ‘crashing wave’ is quite magical….a great moment captured!!

  8. Jane, every time I see your photographs it feels as though I have stepped into another world. How is it that you can take such gorgeous scenes – thank you for sharing this series. I love each of them.

  9. Really amazing pictures. I also like these qoutations. Awesome post 🙂

  10. Beautiful, weather-worn seascapes…

  11. One of my dreams when this present phase of my life is over with, is to travel to see the world and to photograph what I see. You’ve just given me more “fuel” for my dream. Thank you. Love, Amy

  12. Great memories. When did you have time to post these?

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