Photographing the Point Sur Light Station

Point Sur from the turnout near mile marker 55.

Big Sur has had a tough year with fires, rock and mud slides, and a condemned bridge.  We were able to make it into Big Sur a few months ago just after it opened up after some mud slides were cleared.  Several of our favorite shooting locations were closed, but we discovered how much we like the Light Station.  Here is what you might see.  Continue reading


Park and Point: The Big Sur Coast

The view north from Hurricane Point

The view north from Hurricane Point

“Big Sur” is commonly known for the California coastline from Carmel to San Simeon.  We planned a multiple day trip basing out of the Glen Oaks Motel and Cabins near the Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park.  The plan was to go north to Garrapata State Park and work our way south and then drive south to Gamboa Point and work our way back north.  Mother Nature had other plans for us. Continue reading