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Point Piños — Crashing Waves

Published May 18th, 2012

I have driven by this location several times over the last 15 years, but have never stopped to investigate. There is usually a lot of people crawling all over the rocks and plateau, which usually makes for some difficulty in setting up a spot to shoot from. The wind was blowing fairly stiffly, which partially helped create the crashing waves—it also helped keep people away.

After some time, the wind grew more intense which blew the incoming tide into a spray that covered my equipment—making it also impossible to see through the lens. I knew it was time to pack it in…

Envelop

Waves crashing upon the rocks of Point Piños on the southern point of the Monterey Bay, stradling the Asilomar State Marine Reserve on the west side and the Pacific Grove Marine Gardens State Marine Conservation Area on the east side.

  • April 14th, 2012
  • Nikon D70
  • 85mm / f/4.2 / 1/1250 sec

Crash

Waves crashing upon the rocks of Point Piños on the southern point of the Monterey Bay, stradling the Asilomar State Marine Reserve on the west side and the Pacific Grove Marine Gardens State Marine Conservation Area on the east side.

  • April 14th, 2012
  • Nikon D70
  • 135mm / f/4.5 / 1/1000 sec

Blast

Waves crashing upon the rocks of Point Piños on the southern point of the Monterey Bay, stradling the Asilomar State Marine Reserve on the west side and the Pacific Grove Marine Gardens State Marine Conservation Area on the east side.

  • April 14th, 2012
  • Nikon D70
  • 85mm / f/4.2 / 1/1600 sec

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