There is a section of the Pacific Coast Highway that runs between Newport Boulevard on the West to Dover Drive on the East. This section is about one mile long with the Newport Harbor on the South side and a mix of businesses, resort facilities, sailing centers and restaurants occupying the area between the highway [ Read full article …]
The other evening while wandering around the Newport Beach Pier area testing a new camera and lens combination The Crab Cooker Restaurant & Fish Market caught my eye. It seemed to present a good opportunity to experiment with the bright neon lights against the dark sky to see how well the camera performed. After the [ Read full article …]
OC Coastal Properties just added a new tool to their inventory. It is a high megapixel DSLR with all the latest bells, whistles and a 19mm, f/4 Perspective Correction lens specifically for architecture photography. So, we decided to try out the video capability recently in the Newport Center office complex in Newport Beach. It was [ Read full article …]
The Pirate Tower on Victoria Beach in Laguna Beach is a sixty foot Norman style tower which houses a spiral wooden stairway. The tower provides access from the beach to the associated home above. The home and tower were originally constructed in 1926 as a residence for the State Senator William E. Brown and his [ Read full article …]
This blog entry was supposed to be about exploring the tide pools at Little Corona Beach in Corona del Mar. After reviewing tide prediction tables at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Tides & Currents web site, it seemed that a low tide of 0 feet above MLLW ( Mean Lower Low Water. The average [ Read full article …]
The other day there were some nice cloud formations floating around so I thought it would be fun to capture them reflected in the high rise office buildings of Newport Center. Above is that capture. What are your thoughts?
I felt there may be many visitors to the OC Coastal Properties web site who have never visited Newport Beach, CA and do not know the varied activities available in the area. This series of photographs is an attempt to give those visitors a glimpse of the homes, scenery and life one would enjoy while [ Read full article …]