The full moon is centered in the opening between the support pylons at scripps pier.

Celestial | Scripps Pier, La Jolla

I've always thought I was born in the wrong century. I love the idea of space travel but I really don't know if that will be possible in my lifetime, maybe there will be tourist trips to the moon in a decade or two. Scripps pier has always been a metaphor for that to me. Looking down an enormous tunnel to see celestial bodies and stars in the opening but not yet being able to walk through.

Needless to say, it's extremely rare to get the full moon centered in the opening of Scripps Pier. For the entire decade of the 2020s, it only occurs on two days. Given how often we have a marine layer that blocks the horizon, I feel very lucky to have witnessed this and photographed this.

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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