The large solitary rock formations that scatter the Pacific Northwest coast are like lonely sentinels marking historical time. Though constantly blasted by the ocean and weather, they’ve been there for thousands of years and will outlive us all. I’m drawn to the remoteness and solitude of these places. For my Monolith series, I research off the radar spots with intriguing geographical landforms and then make that destination a journey of personal discovery. The full experience is always awesome in unexpected ways. And I’ve learned my lesson to be prepared for the wild when going into the wild. So I now always take bear spray and a large hunting knife. Nature is never tame and I’m good with that.
Some sea stacks and monoliths around the world are imbued with legends or spiritual significance which speaks to their special status. When you stand alone on a beach in the face of some great sea stack or looming tower of stone, they have an abiding presence that can be comforting. That moment of awareness feels profound.  And quiet despite the constant roar of the ocean. I hope to invest my photographs with the allure of these remote places and allow others to value the meditative beauty of these ancient rocks.

Monolith
Cluster
2016
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Siwash Rock
2017
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Moon Rise
2016
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2nd Beach
2016
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Present
2016
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Story Teller
2016
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Morning Light
2016
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Last Man Standing
2016
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A Portrait
2016
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Family
2014
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Generational Security
2015
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Boss
2013
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Legacy
2016
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Gate Keeper
2014
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Ageless
2015
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Rock Castle
2014
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Independence
2014
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