The last week before solstice, December 14-20th was a good one. Winter swell; great food, drink and smoke; and the usual awesome December light combined for some nice images. Here are the top-ten photos from the week.

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Monday morning started out with offshore winds, nice light, and swell.

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Awesome light for photographing this Cali Creamin’ beerski at Mission St. BBQ.

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The mornings were cold but pretty, early in the week.

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Photographed the amazing food at Palacio Los Gatos on Wednesday.

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Got to photograph Big Pete’s garden. He’s producing some fine medical cannabis.

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Preacher Boy was howlin’ on Thursday evening at Aptos St. BBQ, like he usually does.

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The rain brought some sweet photo-ops for the newly released Ginger’s Winter Warmer at Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing, one of the prettiest beers around.


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Picasso is the truth. The Literary Guillotine is my favorite bookstore.

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Big Jon has a cool sound, like a soundtrack to some post-noir crime flick.

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I liked this photo for all of the diagonals.

Bitchin’ week, hope you like the photes, folks!