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Best Southern California places to shoot Landscape / Nature?

 
mikona
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Hello,

What are some of the best places to shoot Landscape and Nature photos in Southern California?

Any recommendations / suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Mike

Nov 30, 2010 17:38

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I'm looking for the same thing. I'm in the Los Angeles area and the best places I've found have been places near the ocean and some in the hills around santa monica or malibu...

Dec 01, 2010 21:48

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I'm looking for some spots too. I had a cancelation for a shoot tomorrow. So i'm going to take the day and look out for cool photo locations myself.

Dec 02, 2010 00:29


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Heh! How far are you going to roam? There are great scenes all over Southern Cal, but if you have a range you'll need to stay in be a bit specific -- Southern Cal goes from San Fransisco to San Diego and from the ocean, mountains and desert to Nevada and Arizona, and there are very cool locations to shoot all over the region!

Dec 02, 2010 01:07

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san francisco = southern california?! only to someone as north as you tony ;)

i've lived in both areas and sf is definitely not socal.

anyway - no one else with locale tips?

Apr 01, 2011 22:25

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Well, when I lived in Northern California, we thought of SF as being "southern"!

Scenic areas would be the Big Sur area (south of Monterey), and the area between LA and San Diego, but specifc areas can be pretty, well, spread out!

Apr 02, 2011 01:14

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lots of pics here

http://photography-on-the.net/forum/showthre​ad.php?t=868864

Apr 02, 2011 03:06

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santa monica beach would be a cool place with the pier but lot of people. There is this hotel at laguna beach called Montage and when you walk down to the water normally no one there and some cool rock formations with pelicans sitting on top. Also a really nice clean beach. This is were i like to go but im just a beginner so i dont know if it would suit you.

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