Description The winds off the Pacific Ocean near Half Moon Bay in northern California cause these trees to bend to the right. Half Moon Bay is a coastal city in San Mateo County, California, United States. Being the first part of the Peninsula to be discovered by foreign explorers, and oldest of settlements in San Mateo County (dating back to the 1840s), the Half Moon Bay California Coastside is filled with a rich historical past.
Don Schwartz, Portland, Oregon Member Since September 2012 Artist Statement Photography is for me a dance with nature. It is the immersion in a landscape; the sharing of a habitat with nature’s creatures. It is the sense of being lost in the moment, where the passing of time goes unnoticed. It is the serendipity of capturing a moment in time that becomes a timeless moment. The quiet places, the places of simple beauty, draw me in – from the delicate splendor of dew dancing on an iris petal to the magnificent breadth of a gray whale slicing through the water. With my camera, I am a blessed witness in a field of splendor.
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