Blue Diamond II
Blue Diamond II - One of the many hidden gems created by Malibu Creek as it flows through the Santa Monica Mountains.
Oak Tree Sunset
Cheeseboro Canyon, Santa Monica Mountains
Feel The Burn
Feel The Burn - Burned Oak, Cheeseboro Canyon, Santa Monica Mountains
Newton Falls - Santa Monica Mountains Malibu
Reagan Ranch Sunset
Reagan Ranch Sunset - Malibu Creek State Park
A Quiet Place
Malibu Creek in the Fall
Malibu Creek State Park, Fall 2011
Malibu Creek - Malibu Creek State Park, California
Coastal Oak Trees - Santa Monica Mountains, California
Wooded edge of a high grassland meadow.
Oak Trees in the Fog
Coastal Oak trees and Wild Rye grass.
During a spectacular late spring morning, I found these California natives wrapped in coastal fog.
Coastal Oak overlooking a fresh water pond high up in the Santa Monica Mountains.
Mountain Potrero - Grassland high in the mountains
Foggy fresh water marsh high up in the Santa Monica Mountains.
Foggy Morning Flowers
Ocean fog frequently envelopes the Santa Monica Mountains, especially in the warm spring and summer months.
Dendrite Crystal Formation on sand from Magnesite and Iron rich sea water.
Coco - Saltwater Crocodile that was a bit of a pet to the fisherman of Tamarindo. However; a few weeks after our trip there a surfer crossing the river mouth, was nearly killed by one of the Croc's there. Was it Coco? Could have been.
Coco - Saltwater Crocodile
Too Close For Comfort!
This portion of the sand's abstract pattern reminds me of a Jackson Pollock painting.
Dendrite Crystals form natural fractal patterns in the sand.