Baker Beach, California

Where better to get that iconic Golden Gate Bridge beach shot than from Baker Beach? This hidden gem is rarely as crowded as Crissy Field Park, which is the other popular spot. Located on the San Francisco side of the bridge, Baker Beach is just west of the bridge, with relatively easy parking. Being west […]

Windansea Tidepools

Skip the museums to photograph some beautiful sea life at the Windansea tidepools. Isn’t the real version so much better? This is an extremely family-friendly photo opportunity, so photographers traveling with kids will love this one! I took these photos at Windansea, an easy to access beach area between La Jolla and Pacific Beach. But San Diego has several […]

Surfers at Crystal Pier

I like to head to the Crystal Pier in Pacific Beach to practice surf photography in San Diego. The pier makes it possible for anyone to get great photos of surfers with minimal gear. I’ll explain why in a second. Heads up though, the waves aren’t amazing here, and the surfers aren’t pro – you’re […]