Purple Afterglow: Flat Rocks on the Beach - Sunset Cliffs, Point Loma
Previous Next
Purple Afterglow: Flat Rocks on the Beach - Sunset Cliffs, Point Loma

This cool plateau of flat rocks on the beach is found at Sunset Cliffs Park on the Point Loma Peninsula in San Diego, CA. The jigsaw pattern of cracks in the rocks reminds me of the top of Devil's Postpile near Mammoth Lakes, CA. The purple afterglow show up after the sun had already set as the sky was changing color. The color in this photo wasn't added artificially; in fact, I desaturated it a bit since it looked "too" purple in the original photo.

You can buy this photo here, with many options including standard prints, canvas gallery wraps, gift cards, mugs, T-shirts and much more.


Posted Jan 17, 2011 10:53 am

Old Photo Comments

Related Landscape Photos

Laguna Beach Waterfall Seascape at Sunset Yellow Fall Leaves with Orange Canyon Backdrop Morning in Marchissy Switzerland Mono Lake Tufa Towers The road to Joshua Tree Aiwasa Fat Panorama Part 2 Vancouver West End - English Bay at Sunset He is Risen! Textures of the Fire Rock - Uluru Up Close California Poppies: Antelope Valley

See all Landscape Photos (191)

Related Nature Photos

Coastal Surge - Montana De Oro State Park, San Luis Obispo Coast, CA Gunung Klabat (Kalabat) Oh Rats! Florida Softshell Turtle, or Weird Snorkel Nosed Turtle - Everglades Farmhouse in Marchissy, Switzerland Blue Morpho Butterfly Live Oaks Draped in Spanish Moss - Wekiwa Springs Frozen Wave at Sunset Broad-Billed Hummingbird (Cynanthus latirostris) Burst of Fire

See all Nature Photos (92)

Related Ocean and Coastline Photos

Te Hoho Rock: Cathedral Cove - Coromandel Peninsula New Zealand Sydney Harbour on Blue - Sydney Opera House & CBD Big Corona at Sunset Painted Sky above Catalina Island, CA Bixby Bridge from Above - Highway 1, Big Sur, CA Sunset Walk Point Loma Cliffs - San Diego, CA Behind Bixby Bridge - Highway 1, Big Sur, CA Cathedral Cove Sea Cave Manarola: Cinque Terre, Italy

See all Ocean and Coastline Photos (52)

Related Sunset-Sunrise Photos

Southern Channel Islands on the Horizon Kangchendzonga Fire Under the Pier - Santa Monica Pier, CA Stormy Seascape - Point Loma Peninsula, San Diego, CA Rocky Seascape - Black & White HDR Catalina Island from the Air Point Loma Cliffs at Sunset - Cabrillo National Monument Piazza Del Duomo at Sunset with Baptistry: Florence, Italy Sailing Stone - Death Valley, Racetrack Playa Uluru Sunset Glow

See all Sunset-Sunrise Photos (68)