The Golden Hour
Sometimes you don’t need to write a long blog when a picture can say a thousand words. One of the golden hours in photography is right before sunset where the sun is low in the sky, producing a soft, diffused light. California at this time can be beautiful and captivating. In my opinion, sunsets in California can rival any around the world.
30 miles or so north of San Diego, we strolled around the beach and harbor of Oceanside to give you that California feel. Here are a few things we found along the way:
Bird of Paradise
Oceanside Garage View
Along the narrow street called “The Strand” in Oceanside, homes are built right up to the ocean. Often you are pulling out of your garage with a view like this. It is no wonder anyone in that area goes to work at all.
Nothing like viewing the cool Pacific Ocean from a lifeguard tower. Even though you are not supposed to sit on them when they are closed, people do anyway. This person was having the time of their life, with their feet constantly moving. I was lucky to get the shot.
Rock stacking is becoming popular but only a few can really master it. To stack really high, you have to have the feel. Even though this was only 3 high, where it was placed was difficult with the waves crashing below.
The Seals of the Harbor
Sometimes the sunset isn’t the star of the show. Five minutes after the last ray of sunshine dips below the horizon, the eastern sky can be illuminated
with beautiful pastels.
Proud to live in the U.S. and California