Panorama of torrey pine trees in the fog. The frame shows the trunk and tops of the tree branches reaching to the sky. The image is in black and white.

Gone | Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

A grove of torrey pines trees is covered by a blanket of fog on the Guy Fleming trail. The bare branches of the trees reach toward the sky.

The Story Behind the Photo

Unfortunately this is a sad story of a beautiful grove that is now gone. These are the torrey pine trees that grew along the Guy Fleming trail in Torrey Pines. I've always loved the shape of these trees and the ways that the branches twist and turn toward the sky. I would come here frequently to hike especially when it was foggy or overcast.

The sad part is that these trees have all died. They were weakened by a prolonged drought that impacted their ability to produce sap and ultimately they succumbed to the bark beatle. If you go today, you cannot even see the grove anymore as during a winter storm the trees fell over. They are just left in broken pieces on the ground.

About the Prints

This photograph is available in a limited edition of 50 fine art prints. Each print is made to order with the highest quality pigment inks and fine art papers. They are signed and come with a certificate of authenticity. Small prints under 15" on the long dimension are excluded from the edition. If you have any questions about this specific image or my prints in general, please don't hesitate to contact me.

Museum Quality Print

Archival Pigment Print on Fine Art Paper

This is a photographic print made on Canson Infinity Platine Fibre Rag which is a heavyweight (310 gsm) and 100% cotton paper. The image is printed using pigment inks with outstanding archival properties. All images are printed at the listed size on paper that is slightly larger resulting in an additional border. This is a print only, shipped rolled in a robust protective tube.

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