Fitzgerald Marine Reserve Tide Pools

My first visit to the tide pools at Fitzgerald Marine Reserve took place more than a decade ago when I was a grad school student. Though I have visited the park probably about ten times since, I hadn’t photographed the tide pool area in more than ten years due to access restrictions due to the …

Monterey Cypress Tree Forest

The first time I photographed Fitzgerald Marine Reserve was before social media and photo sharing became a regular part of people’s lives so if I wanted to find off-the-beaten-path places to photograph I had to consult a map, read guide books and just explore. I had no idea what Fitzgerald Marine Reserve was at the …

Foggy San Mateo Coast or Clouded Mind?

The night before I got the shots that I’d always wanted so I really didn’t have any plans for Sunday. I contemplated going over to Mount Diablo State Park, San Jose Mission, and the Pleasanton Ridge. Last time I hiked the Pleasanton Ridge with my friend Marc, we got lost off-trail and had to do …