Water crashing against the rocks at the north end of Windansea beach. The sky is filled with an orange glow from sunset and that permeates the entire landscape.

Glow | North Windansea Beach

Waves from high tide crash against large rocks on the shore of Windansea Beach in La Jolla. The fiery sky matches the energy of the ocean.

The Story Behind the Photo

I was absolutely stunned by the sunset tonight. I had been watching the sky all afternoon and saw a layer of high clouds. Not too thick, nor too thin and they looked like they would stay around and not get blown inland by the coastal breeze. So I was excited to get out and photograph. The only question was where? The tides were going to be high at sunset (roughly 5ft) which would cover up many of the rocky areas along the coast. After checking with a friend, I decided to go to north Windansea Beach. I had been here before at low tide and knew that there are lots of rock formations that would likely still be exposed.

When I arrived the waves were crashing against the shore and keeping me back almost to the houses. But there was one line of rocks that I thought looked fantastic with the water crashing against them. The sunset turned out to be spectacular, the best I've seen in many years. The entire sky lit up and covered the area with a warm red omni-directional glow. Once I knew I had my shot, I stopped photographing and just watched the sunset.

About the Prints

This photograph is available in a limited edition of 100 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.

Please allow 3-4 weeks for production and delivery of your print. The prices include U.S. shipping, please inquire for international rates.


Acrylic Fine Art Print with a Float Mount — Ready to Hang

Trulife Acrylic Fine Art Print

This is a photographic print where the front has been directly adhered to a sheet of TruLife acrylic which is an ultra clear, scratch resistant, and anti-reflective glazing. This process is known as face mounting. The acrylic captures light internally and bounces it off the surface of the print resulting in a display with incredible depth and vibrancy. With proper lighting, the acrylic print will appear to have light emanating from the image itself. The back of the print is sealed with another layer of protective acrylic.

The print comes ready to hang with hidden mounting hardware on the back that makes the print appear as if it is floating in front of the wall. No additional framing is needed. Choose this medium for a modern and minimalist presentation.

Print is signed and numbered on verso (back).

Please allow 4-6 weeks for production and delivery of your print. The prices include U.S. shipping, please inquire for international rates.


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