Beaches Under Golden Hours

December 2020 Photo & Video

The COVID-19 pandemic limited my travel and photo options in 2020. But, iPhone in hand, I still made a few expeditions and learned to appreciate different beaches around dawn and dusk.

Fog rolls towards Moonstone Beach, Cambria, early one June morning. Ten minutes later, visibility was down to nothing.
A muddy beach at Morro Bay State Marine Preserve. Morro Rock is a prominent feature popular with navigators and tourists alike.
Sunset near Dinosaur Caves Park at Shell Beach.
Smuggler’s Cave is a natural tunnel at Pirate’s Cove near Avila Beach.
King tide recedes at Pismo Beach at dusk.
Sunset at Pismo State Beach, somewhere between the eponymous Pismo Beach and Oceano.
Ripples in the sand at Pismo State Beach.
Conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter (center left), December 2020, near Grover Beach.
Waxing crescent moon near Grover Beach.