Photography in Paradise

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WINTER WAVES

WINTER WAVES

I have been waiting for many months to see some surf in California. Not only do you have a water shortage but the waves have been non-existent. The weather has been unseasonably warm, hovering in the 70’s every day and clear sunny skies. Now that the waves are...
SUNDAY WAVE ACTION

SUNDAY WAVE ACTION

I went to the Ocean Beach pier this morning to check out the approaching storm waves. A few surfers were getting some great rides. The waves were difficult to get into and a longer board would have made that easier but most of the surfers were using very short boards....
BIRD AND WAVE FEST IN LA JOLLA

BIRD AND WAVE FEST IN LA JOLLA

The mass of birds in the area is getting better every year. The pelicans from Mexico have moved north because there is better fishing here that came with the El Nino climate season. I wonder if immigration checked their Green Cards? The prediction was that we were...
GREAY WHALE BREACHING

GREAY WHALE BREACHING

A gray whale was breaching just off the beach this morning while the surfers were riding the waves. The sea lions were getting a bath from the splashing the cliff. The cormorants were drying their wings and pelicans were sleeping. It was a terrific morning. Grey whale...
BIRDS AND WAVES

BIRDS AND WAVES

This morning was good for bird photography and waves. The waves were large but the few surfers I saw were not have much luck with their rids. A lot of wipeouts resulted in short rides. THere was a small flock of Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia) sitting on the edge of...