Spring flowers blooming on the cliffs in the Sunset Cliffs neighborhood of San Diego.

Renewal | Sunset Cliffs

This is Sunset Cliffs. In the spring, if we get enough rain the area can be covered with beautiful flowers. I love the contrast between the new growth and the eroding cliffs which will eventually collapse into the ocean.

Just prior to this, I had been shooting at the Japanese Friendship Garden in Balboa Park. However I took longer than I expected and I was late coming here. It was just before sunset by the time I parked and the clouds were already turning a golden orange. I wanted to shoot from this one spot where there were a ton of flowers on the cliff edge but it was far on the south end and I ended up running 4-500 yards to make it in time. Not easy with a heavy pack, I was huffing and puffing.

I shot my planned composition which faced north (I had been here the week before to plan my photograph). But the sky wasn't that colorful in that direction. After I finished a couple shots, I did a frantic search for another composition and found this one facing due east and I knew immediately that it was special.

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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