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Ano Nuevo State Reserve  Ano Nuevo Pond575 KBA bird watcher came into the scene while I was shooting it.
Ano Nuevo State Reserve  Ano Nuevo Beach and Preserve Boundary622 KBUsing tripod extender, was quite windy
Ano Nuevo State Reserve  near Cascade Creek and beach757 KB 
Ano Nuevo State Reserve  Cove south of Franklin Point606 KBThe only tree on Franklin Point is making a valiant stand against the wind.
Ano Nuevo State Reserve  Rocky point south of Franklin Point585 KBFog and clouds obscure most of the distant features.
Ano Nuevo State Reserve  Ano Nuevo middle beach1028 KBMany tourists were here, it was cold and windy and I spent an hour or two here.
Ano Nuevo State Reserve  Ano Nuevo south beach1013 KBSome seals can be seen climbing the beach
Baylands Nature Preserve  Observation Deck at Extreme High Tide nr7628 KB 
Baylands Nature Preserve  Observation Deck at Extreme High Tide nr6525 KB 
Baylands Nature Preserve  Byxbee Park Hills nr 4451 KB 
Baylands Nature Preserve  Mayfield Slough lock877 KB 
Baylands Nature Preserve  Adobe Creek Trail near Hooks Island624 KB 
Baylands Nature Preserve  Adobe Creek Trail Charleston Slough654 KB 
Baylands Nature Preserve  Adobe Creek Trail at many forks659 KB 
Baylands Nature Preserve  Boardwalk Trail obs. deck801 KB 
Baylands Nature Preserve  Boardwalk Obs Deck Low Tide nr 4557 KB 
Baylands Nature Preserve  Boardwalk Obs Deck High Tide nr 3545 KB 
Baylands Nature Preserve  Boardwalk Obs Deck High Tide nr 5561 KB 
Baylands Nature Preserve  On Sailing Station673 KB 
Baylands Nature Preserve  Above Sailing Station432 KB 
Baylands Nature Preserve  Boardwalk Trail Obs. Deck at high tide nr 4920 KB 
Baylands Nature Preserve  Boardwalk Obs. Deck Low Tide nr 11045 KB 
Baylands Nature Preserve  Boardwalk Obs. Deck Low Tide nr 2771 KB 
Big Basin Redwoods State Park  Waddell Beach653 KB 
Big Basin Redwoods State Park  Waddell Beach by Highway 1 Overpass608 KB 
Coastside Beaches  Beach near Franklin Point813 KB 
Coastside Beaches  Franklin Point953 KBTo the north, Pigeon Point is visible (with enough resolution), to the south, Ano Nuevo Island.
Coastside Beaches  Point Montara Lighthouse nr 3659 KBSouth of the Lighthouse
Coastside Beaches  Davenport cliff583 KBROLL3. A whale was breaching while I was taking these shots.
Coastside Beaches  Pillar Point nr 2585 KBThis completes a loop of 300 panoramas, back at the site of my first.
Coastside Beaches  Gazos Creek/Beach617 KBThe edge of the stormfront created a night and day division.
Coastside Beaches  Greyhound Rock616 KBView from on top of the rock; storm front approaching in the north.
Crescent City  Crescent City Lighthouse524 KBLots of tourists from Europe here
Capitola  West Bluffs overlooking Capitola880 KB 
Capitola  Capitola Beach1111 KB 
Capitola  Capitola Pier986 KBShot with a home-made panhead
Golden Gate National Recreation Area  Point Bonita Lighthouse nr 3304 KBFrom the back, only with a wider angle lens
Golden Gate National Recreation Area  Point Bonita Lighthouse nr 2631 KBFrom the "back" of the lighthouse, facing the great Pacific
Golden Gate National Recreation Area  Point Bonita Lighthouse nr 1544 KBThe "front" of the lighthouse, with interpretive panel.
Montara  Pillar point harbor, at base of hill814 KBNo remote shutter release; didn't adjust for focal point of tamron lens; rig was not quite level
Point Lobos State Reserve  Point Lobos sunset402 KB 
King Range National Conservation Area  Punta Gorda Lighthouse459 KBThe BLM tore down supporting structures in 1970.
Montana de Oro  Sand spit north end nr2953 KBLooking at a huge beached bouy
Montana de Oro  Sand spit north end nr3852 KBOver the dunes, a great view of Morro Bay and Morro Rock
Montana de Oro  Sand spit north end nr1655 KB 
Montana de Oro  Dune Trail view of Spooner's Cove492 KBIt was not clear whether the sun would come out or not, but it eventually did.
Montana de Oro  Dune Trail dune563 KBNear here on a dune top I fell into an animal hunting trap!
Montana de Oro  South lip of Hazard Canyon582 KBThere was someone with a hang-glider on the north rim
Andrew Molera State Park  Bluff at mouth of Big Sur River580 KBThe beach below has many well-built driftwood enclaves for shelter from the wind
Andrew Molera State Park  Bluff Trail near river outlet576 KBTrail
Andrew Molera State Park  Spring Trail/Beach597 KBIncredible collection of drift-logs piled up here. Quite windy on this day.
Andrew Molera State Park  Chair and Table at South Edge of park562 KBThis comfy spot just above where the Ridge Trail turns onto the Panorama Trail.
Andrew Molera State Park  Molera Ridge Overlook590 KBUltra windy, haze obscured Point Sur lighthouse point
Natural Bridges State Beach  Natural Bridges beach387 KBSCZBC8
Los Padres National Forest (Northern)  Partington Ridge overlook, from below logpile963 KB 
Los Padres National Forest (Northern)  Coast Ridge above Partington Ridge nr5890 KB 
Los Padres National Forest (Northern)  Coast Ridge above Partington Ridge nr1816 KBGreat views deep into Ventana Wilderness and of the Pacific Ocean
Los Padres National Forest (Northern)  Viewpoint just below Coast Ridge769 KBAfter a long stretch under tree canopy, the view is unbelievable
Los Padres National Forest (Northern)  Poppies on Partington Ridge nr2837 KBThe broom plant, while pretty, is non-native
Los Padres National Forest (Northern)  Poppies on Partington Ridge nr11008 KBPerhaps the best poppy field with a view I've seen
Los Padres National Forest (Northern)  Old DeAngulo Trail viewpoint nr2563 KBThe trail does not exist here anymore; but the views are stunning
Los Padres National Forest (Northern)  Old DeAngulo Trail viewpoint nr1533 KBCould see and hear sea otters in the turquoise colored coastal waters
Los Padres National Forest (Northern)  Old DeAngulo Trail 250 yards from TH772 KBHad to push through a thicket of poison oak to get here
Pigeon Point Light Station State Historic Park  South of Pigeon Point559 KBIn the fading sun, some interesting rock formations
Pigeon Point Light Station State Historic Park  On tidal flats south of Pigeon Point1104 KB 
Pigeon Point Light Station State Historic Park  On rocks next to Pigeon Point1063 KB 
Pigeon Point Light Station State Historic Park  Small bluff over beach next to Pigeon Point950 KB 
Pigeon Point Light Station State Historic Park  Rocky point over beach next to Pigeon Point974 KB 
Pigeon Point Light Station State Historic Park  Bluffs overlooking beach south of Pigeon Point676 KBShot with a home-made panhead
Pomponio State Beach  Pomponio Beach Bluff595 KBExcellent viewpoint of some fine coastside beaches
Pescadero State Beach  Pescadero Beach dune370 KBThe fogbank was trying to overrun the beach.
Pescadero State Beach  Pescadero Marsh overlook and bench 584 KBPescadero Marsh is not only beautiful to look at, but a vital habitat
Pescadero State Beach  Pescadero Marsh473 KBLate in the day, but the sun is still pretty high.
Point Reyes National Seashore  Hilltop view along trail to Chimney Rock646 KB 
Point Reyes National Seashore  Chimney Rock overlook nr4452 KB 
Point Reyes National Seashore  Above Pt. Reyes Lighthouse nr 1504 KBThe foghorn was blaring the whole afternoon
Point Reyes National Seashore  Kehoe Beach bluff nr 1978 KB 
Point Reyes National Seashore  Kehoe Beach bluff nr 2986 KB 
Point Reyes National Seashore  Kehoe Beach bluff nr 3989 KB 
Point Reyes National Seashore  Kehoe Beach bluff nr 41036 KB 
Point Reyes National Seashore  Kehoe Beach bluff nr 5961 KB 
Point Reyes National Seashore  Kehoe Beach bluff nr 6970 KB 
Point Reyes National Seashore  Kehoe Beach bluff nr 8893 KB 
Point Reyes National Seashore  Kehoe Beach bluff nr 10609 KB 
Point Reyes National Seashore  Above Pt. Reyes Lighthouse nr 2483 KBTaken from the same spot as nr2, but higher up
Point Reyes National Seashore  Pt. Reyes Lighthouse459 KBPt. Reyes is reputed to be the second foggiest place in the US.
Point Reyes National Seashore  Below Chimney Rock viewpoint553 KB 
Point Reyes National Seashore  Point Tomales Trail nr3650 KB 
Point Reyes National Seashore  Tomales Point Trail nr4662 KBA herd of Tule Elk were grazing in the valley below
Point Reyes National Seashore  At Chimney Rock overlook nr1520 KB 
Point Reyes National Seashore  At Chimney Rock overlook nr2636 KB 
Point Reyes National Seashore  Viewpoint midway on trail to Chimney Rock531 KBIt was incredibly windy here, hard to shoot with big gusts
Point Reyes National Seashore  Clifftop view from midway to Chimney Rock679 KB 
Point Reyes National Seashore  McClure Beach south end, near Elephant Rock725 KB 
Point Reyes National Seashore  McClure Beach near Elephant Rock695 KB 
Point Reyes National Seashore  McClure Beach408 KB 
Point Reyes National Seashore  Entrance to McClure Beach867 KB 
Point Reyes National Seashore  Hilltop overlooking peninsula nr3824 KBCould see Tamales Point as well as Point Reyes
Point Reyes National Seashore  Hilltop overlooking peninsula nr1743 KB 
Point Reyes National Seashore  Closeup of flowers along trail to Chimney Rock637 KB 
Santa Cruz  Boat exhibit on Wharf358 KB 
Santa Cruz  Beach next to the Wharf370 KB 
Santa Cruz  Next to the Wharf766 KB 
Santa Cruz  Santa Cruz Boardwalk/Beach289 KBSCZBC1
Santa Cruz  Santa Cruz Boardwalk/Beach nr 5284 KBSCZBC5 at the north end of the carnival ride area?
Santa Cruz  Lighthouse Point481 KB 
Santa Cruz  Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor outlet492 KB 
Santa Cruz  Santa Cruz Boardwalk/Beach nr 4272 KBinside the carnival ride area
Santa Cruz  Santa Cruz surfer statue 'To Honor Surfing' nr 1334 KBA great day. Sunny, clear, not too cold after the storm.
Santa Cruz  Santa Cruz small craft harbor nr 1541 KBSCZBC9
Santa Cruz  Santa Cruz small craft harbor nr 2519 KBSCZBC0
Santa Cruz  Santa Cruz Boardwalk/Beach nr 3426 KBSCZBC3
Santa Cruz  Next to Santa Cruz Lighthouse353 KBStorm clouds to the north were spectacular
Big Sur  Tin House nr 2424 KB 
Big Sur  Rocky Creek Bridge587 KBFirst regular pano using KiWi panhead
Big Sur  Big Sur coast nr 2591 KB 
Big Sur  Tin House nr 1326 KBThis house is made of tin by an admiral or captain around the days of WWII.
Big Sur  Point Sur Lighthouse nr 2607 KBThe lighthouse uses similar rock facing as old buildings at Stanford.
Big Sur  Point Sur Lighthouse Keeper's Dwellings749 KB 
Big Sur  Point Sur Lighthouse Blacksmith Shop495 KBThis was shot down below the new water tank
Big Sur  Point Sur Barracks Visitor Center496 KBA superb view looking back on the "mainland"
Big Sur  Big Sur coast nr 3573 KBIt was more beauitful than film can record
Wilder Ranch State Park  Old Cove Landing Trail near Overlook nr2737 KB 
Wilder Ranch State Park  Old Cove Landing Trail past Overlook715 KB 
Wilder Ranch State Park  Old Cove Landing Trail Overlook nr2697 KB 
Wilder Ranch State Park  Bluff over 4 Mile Beach nr 3690 KB 
Wilder Ranch State Park  Fern grotto934 KB 
Wilder Ranch State Park  Bluff over 4 Mile Beach nr 1682 KB 
Wilder Ranch State Park  Bluff over 4 Mile Beach nr 2798 KB 
Wilder Ranch State Park  Coast cliffs overlooking sea lion spot910 KB 
Wilder Ranch State Park  Coast viewpoint833 KB