A seascape seen through the opening of a cave on the La Jolla coast. The sky is a pastel blue with white clouds. The shoreline is rocky with some covered in green algae. The tide is coming in and waves can be seen in the ocean.

Sheltered | La Jolla

A sea cave on the La Jolla coastline. Green algae covered rocks line the entrance which contrasts with the red sandstone of the cave walls. Clouds are blowing in with an onshore breeze and the tide is incoming.

The Story Behind the Photo

This cave is one of those spots that is hidden in plain sight. When I first walked by the coast here, I never noticed it and kept on going. Sometimes I can be wrapped up in my own thoughts but I have probably been here and looked at the opening more than a dozen times before I realized it was there.

I am glad I discovered it. This cave is fairly easy to access and I do love photographing in sea caves right at sunset. No need to hike over rough terrain or worry about being cutoff by the tide. I can easily enjoy the sun and the warmth of it's rays, hear the sound of the ocean, feel the sea breeze, all while being protected by the cave walls.

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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