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May 13th, 2014

Photo of the Day by Doug Croft

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Big Sur' by Doug Croft
Today’s Photo of the Day was submitted to the Wildflowers Assignment by Doug Croft. Croft found Lupine covered hills overlooking a foggy seascape in the Los Padres National Forest, CA. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Your Favorite Places and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP … 
December 6th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Calla Lily’ by Yan Larsen – Big Sur, California

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Three exposure composite of calla lilies captured in Big Sur, California field of flowers
With all the warm weather we had this winter, not having much needed rain, I noticed Calla Lily at Big Sur blooming earlier in March 2013. After I had seen a few pictures, I knew I had to pay a visit ASAP, the flowers were probably past prime time. The day was the only day … 
September 16th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Evening Glide’ by Chris Burkard – Big Sur, Central California

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Crystal Thornburg catches a wave in the Big Sur surf in surfing photos from Central California silhouette pose sunset
The Big Sur coast was our destination and the premise of the trip was to find solitude: drive, surf, camp, repeat. There was little else to do. It was a quick five-day trip. There were no laptops or iPods present. Cell phones were useless and there was no Facebook or Twittering of events. Instead our … 
July 19th, 2013

Photo Of The Day by Rebekah Shennan

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Big Sur Surfer by Rebekah Shennan
Beautiful lighting, an offshore breeze and a perfect moment on a not so extreme wave.  
May 9th, 2013

Black & White Special Issue Assignment Winner Edward Mendes

Posted By Christopher Robinson
McWay Falls by Edward Mendes
Congratulations to Edward Mendes for his winning photo in the Black & White Special Issue Assignment. This photo was also selected as the Photo Of The Day on May 2nd. 
May 9th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Mystery Castle Sunset’ by Kevin McNeal – Pfeiffer Beach, Big Sur, California

Posted By David Alexander Willis
'Mystery Castle Sunset' by Kevin McNeal at Pfeiffer Beach, Big Sur, California
This is an image taken at Pfeiffer Beach along the Big Sur Californian coastline. For this particular scene I really liked the narrow channel that converges leading up to the subject. The first thing I wanted to do was compose the image so that the subject of the haystack was centered in the top third …