Yesterday my friend, David Molesky (wonderful painter) and I went on a short walk through Point Lobos State Reserve for inspiration and the general satisfaction one gets lollygagging on a nature hike. Here are some pictures I took...
I love the way Spanish Moss makes the branches look like chandeliers.
ORANGE ALGAE ON CYPRESS
DETAIL OF ORANGE ALGAE
The algae gets its beautiful rust orange color from beta carotene and helps the Cypress get moisture.
I love the backs of birds. It's neat how the feathers are still so reminiscent of reptile skin.
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CORMORANT STRETCHING ITS WINGS