Mount Whitney, the highest point in California and the Lower 48.

Mission: To create the most beautiful, expansive, and cohesive body of color photography documenting California’s natural world.

Mission: 

To create the most beautiful, expansive, and cohesive body of color photography documenting California’s natural world.

Coast redwoods in Humboldt Redwoods State Park.

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Be Kind to These, the Last of the Tallest Trees

California’s ancient redwoods are slowly succumbing to millions of tourists. Can these trees, already nearly eradicated by humans eager to turn their skeletons into timber, survive their newfound fame?

Explore California

Ancient forests, rocky coastlines, painted deserts, imposing mountains, rushing rivers, starry skies, fiery sunsets, and sandy beaches — this is Kingdom California.

Alabama Hills

Nestled at the bottom of one of the deepest and steepest valleys in the world, the gnarly, weathered boulders that form the Alabama Hills lay stacked and scattered beneath the jagged Sierra Crest.

A tree and Mount Ritter in Ansel Adams Wilderness.

Ansel Adams Wilderness

Ansel Adams Wilderness is home to one of the most scenic sections of the John Muir and Pacific Coast Trails and some of the most beautiful and cherished high country in California.

Convict Lake

Tucked into a glacial cirque, Convict Lake is ringed by dramatic, High Sierra peaks. While it's not exactly a wilderness experience, it is a fun place to hike, fish, and pitch a tent.

Desolation Wilderness

Hiding in the mountains around Lake Tahoe, Desolation Wilderness is an alpine landscape scoured by ancient glaciers and punished over and over by heavy winds and snow.

Emigrant Wilderness

Just north of Yosemite National Park, Emigrant Wilderness is a high country defined by granite walls, domes, ridges, peaks and the meadows, creeks, and lakes that lay in their shadows.

Hendy Woods State Park

Hendy Woods' unique location alongside orchards and vineyards in Anderson Valley — an idyllic and undiscovered wine country — gives it a magic that is all its own.

Humboldt Redwoods State Park

Arguably the Mecca of the great coastal redwood forest, Humboldt Redwoods State Park is where you'll find the majority of the world's tallest trees.

Montgomery Woods State Natural Reserve

Lying farther inland than most redwood parks, Montgomery Woods State Natural Reserve is tucked into the heart of Mendocino County’s coast range. 

Point Cabrillo Lighthouse

Known for its rare fresnel lens, Point Cabrillo Lighthouse has guided ships along Mendocino's magical coast for more than a century. It makes up for its lack of height with character and history.

Red Rock Canyon State Park

Red Rock Canyon State Park is an extraterrestrial landscape of steep canyons and painted rock formations — a place that attracts rock hounds, artists and adventurers alike. 

Sinkyone Wilderness State Park

What's Sinkyone Wilderness State Park Like? Think Big Sur, but without the people or roads or anything, really. This is one of the most remote sections of coastline in America.

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