Colorful fall leaves frame the California Tower in Balboa Park.

How Sweet it is | Balboa Park, San Diego

It's mid December but we still have a bit of fall color in San Diego. Although we'll never have the wide swaths like in the Eastern Sierras we do get some local gems. These are the leaves of a sweet gum tree in Balboa Park with the California tower peaking through. I initially thought the tree was a maple because of the five-pointed leaves, probably a bit of wishful thinking because I grew up in the land of maples, but I quickly realized maple trees don't have those spiky seed pods. These trees are simply wonderful and I love the color they bring to the city.

About the Prints

Edition of 50. Available in the following sizes:

24 x 36 inches

30 x 45 inches

40 x 60 inches

Medium: Archival pigment print with acrylic facemount


This is a pigment print where the front has been directly mounted with an adhesive to a sheet of ultra clear, scratch resistant, and non-reflective acrylic glass. This process is known as face mounting. The acrylic captures light internally resulting in a display with incredible visual depth and vibrancy. With proper lighting, the acrylic print will appear to be back illuminated with the light emanating from the image itself. The print comes ready to hang with a hidden mount on the back that floats the print off the wall.

Please allow 4-5 weeks for production and delivery of your print. The prices include U.S. shipping, please contact me for international rates.

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