Morro Bay, California.

Morro Bay is located along the coast of Central California, roughly half-way between San Francisco and Los Angeles. This photograph was captured from the shores of Los Osos-Baywood Park.

Morro Rock is an ancient volcanic mound formed 23 million years by an ancient volcano. The rock sits 576′ tall within Morro Bay State Park, home to lagoons, trails and a bird-rich saltwater marsh. It’s a designated sanctuary for the peregrine falcon and other bird species.

Borrego Badlands Milky Way

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A late-summer view of the Milky Way in juxtaposition with Ricardo Breceda’s giant sculpture of a Woolly Mammoth.  The glow along the bottom of the photo is a distant San Diego.

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Borrego Springs, California.

Sunrise over the Borrego Badlands

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Sunrise this morning from Font’s Point overlooking the Borrego Badlands. The location is nicknamed “California’s Grand Canyon” because it is straight down from where I made this photo. Kinda’ scary!

Font’s Point is at the end of a 4 mile long “4-wheel drive only” off-road trail in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park near Borrego Springs.