California: Garrapata State Park - California Naturescapes
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Rugged California Coastline


Location: Garrapata State Park, Big Sur, California, Map

This image has been four years in the making and I really liked how it finally turned out. The biggest challenge to photograph at this spot is to get a good light on the sea stacks during sunset. The evening was turning out to be great and I was able to make this image of the famous sea stacks at Garrapata State Park.

Tech Info:
Lens: Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L @ 37mm
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mk II
Exposure: 0.4sec at f/11 and ISO 50
Filters: LEE ND Grad 0.9 soft edge

Garrapata state park is one of the most photographed locations on the California coast. People are drawn to this spot due to the rugged coastline and its famous sea stacks. Just south of Monterey, California it is one of the best places to see waves crashing against the rugged coastline.

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