Saturday, July 24, 2010

San Diego Tide Pools @ Cabrillo National Monument

I was very excited today when I looked at the results from the Over My head contest on I heart faces and my picture was chosen as a favorite!   There were 500 amazing entries, so to even be considered is a great honor!  To be honest, I checked the page to see some amazing photos, not expecting my photo to be on the page.  Thanks  to Helen for giving me such a cute model!  (More pictures from Helen’s session here)
My sis took us to the tide pools on the southern tip of San Diego. We were so far south that we actually had Mexican cell phone reception.  It was a beautiful area full of many sea creatures. 

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We started with a beautiful walk down the cliffs.
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So many details in the rocks!
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Enjoying the amazing coastline!
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  we made it!
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I love the vibrant color my sister was wearing next to the green of the stones.
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My sis and Rich know pretty much everything about the critters. 
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The crab on the left is one of my favorites.
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According to my sis, the photo on the left is an anemone that uses rocks to protect itself when the water is not covering it. 
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Dylan held a crab for the first time (right)
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We climbed around the rocks and into this little cave. 
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One other note, in my last post I gave the wrong name for the beach, but it is corrected, also check out Carolyn’s comment on some history of the area.


alicia said...

You do take some amazing pics. And get to see so many fun places! You definitely deserve the recognition. Congrats.

Dragonstar said...

Those rocks are incredible!

BLOGitse said...

Happy SSS greetings from Casablanca!

stan said...

I'd risk those narrow edges just to get a closer view of the critters in the pools too!

Ann, Chen Jie Xue 陈洁雪 said...

what a wonderful display. I like the third row, the almost B & W beach,

Chubskulit Rose said...

Thanks for the tour of this lovely place!

Nostalgic Marveling

Noel Morata said...

I liked how you captured your photo of this area, love the tide pools, thanks for sharing.

help me decide on a photo for my scenic sunday on my sari blog,i'm submitting this for a competition

lynda Howells said...

Love all these beach images. thanks for sharing. xlynda

photo blog

Joyful said...

What a stunning photo album you've let us peek into. Very beautiful photography.

Newquay holidays said...

Great photos you have here! Makes me wanna try out hiking or rock climbing for a change!

Why not try going on a holiday trip to the UK? Newquay holidays is associated with many golden beaches, bustling atmosphere and family attractions waiting to welcome guests at any time of the year. Fantastic locations and great customer service.

This is also one on my bucket list. =)

R said...

Thanks for the compliment! But I actually know barely anything about the sea creatures compared to what there is to know about them. One comment: on the aggregating anenomes photo is actually a bunch of anenomes covered with bits of shell and rock, not just one.

Beautiful pictures thanks for taking them!

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