California: Creative Images From Near Los Angeles

I have a special affinity for the Californian landscape since I was born and raised there. It is one of the most incredibly diverse landscapes I have ever been to, including deserts, dramatic mountain peaks, rugged coastlines, and some of the most awe inspiring forests and trees in the world.

Death Valley  |  Anza-Borrego  |  Joshua Tree  |  Mojave

Sierra Nevada | Sequoias

Owens Valley  |  Mono Lake  |  Inyo & White Mountains (Bristlecones)

Mt Diablo  |  Foothills  |  Los Angeles Basin

CA Coast  |  Northern California

Blooming, Century plant, Agave americana
Manzanita, Arctostaphylos, California
Vulcan Light - Stars at Twilight, Vasquez Rocks, California, los angeles,
Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna), Eaton Canyon, California, san gabriel,
Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus, Eaton Canyon, California
Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus, Eaton Canyon, California, summer
Spring Lupines, Santa Monica Mountains, California, spring fever, green, rolling hills, wildflowers, wildfire
Lichen on Rocks, Vasquez Rocks, California
Ash and Burned Trees, San Gabriel Mountains, California, choking on ash, fire, station fire, los angeles
American Dipper in the San Gabriels, Cinclus mexicanus, California
Flower Rebirth after Wildfire, San Gabriel Mountains, California, angeles national forest, station fire, flowers, spring
Spotted Owl Strix occidentalis, San Gabriel Mountains, California, IUCN, threatened
Wildfire Wasteland, San Gabriel Mountains, California, beauty that was, angeles national forest, desolate
Wildfire Ash, San Gabriel Mountains, California, ash emergence, los angeles
Wildfire Burned Trees, San Gabriel Mountains, California, there be witches, station fire, los angeles,
American Dipper (Cinclus mexicanus), San Gabriel Mountains, California, nesting, waterfall, stream
Petrified Pollock Lichen, Vasquez Rocks County Park, California
Manzanita Flowers, San Gabriel Mountains, California
Rufous Hummingbird, Century Plant, Agave americana