Point Sur Sunset Silhouette

Location Origin Story

Point Sur is a large volcanic dome sitting on the coastal edge overlooking the Pacific Ocean.  Atop the dome, at 361 feet above the surf is the only complete turn-of-the-century lighthouse station built in the 1880s to protect shipping from running aground on the jagged rocks that lie underwater all along the coastline.

This view of the dome and lighthouse structures are beautifully silhouetted against the sun setting directly on the opposite side of the volcanic dome, while cirrocumulus clouds are colored by the alpenglow on cloud layers at different heights.

About This Photograph

This glorious colorful scene was photographed at sunset during the month of May while Zedekiah was hiking along the coast in Big Sur, California.

Image Rarity

The image is taken on the ground in a place others can hike to, meaning it is not that difficult for others to take a similar photograph.

Timing in waiting for the clouds to move into position at exactly the right moment played a critical role in composing this image.

The rarity of this image comes from the composition of the clouds and the alpenglow effect of the sunsprite.

Limited Edition

This image is offered as a numbered and signed, limited edition of one hundred (100) prints.

Artist Proofs

There are two (2) artist proofs available.

Suggested Media Substrate

Multiple substrates are available for this image, please go here to review different print types.

Collection Pricing

Pricing is based on the rarity and scarcity of print and not size nor substrate.

Limited edition prints start at $3 per square inch, with the price increasing as the editions diminish.

Artist proofs are $10 per square inch each.


Contact Zedekiah Gallery to speak with an art consultant about purchasing a limited edition print of this image.

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