San Diego Beautiful

Photography of America's Finest City by Stephen Bay

A few of my latest images. See more of my work here.

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June 1, 2018

I'm pleased to announce that my photo of a cave at Sunset Cliffs was awarded first place in the large print category at the San Diego Fair. The fair is one of the largest photographic competitions in the US. With thousands of entries from many talented photographers, I am honored to receive this recognition.

May 9, 2018

My photo of the bioluminescence at Torrey Pines was picked up a variety of news stations including CBS, ABC, NBC, CNN, NPR, SF Gate, Huffington Post. CBS did a short interview of me.

February 1, 2018

I've been invited to speak at the San Diego Photo Club on June 21. I will also be giving a short version of the landscape & post-processing workshop with Amethel Parel-Sewell at the San Diego Fair on Jul 1 5:30-6:30pm.

January 23, 2018

I'm going to be doing a workshop on landscape photography and post-processing on Feb 3rd in San Diego. This is being hosted through the Light Chasers photography group. Watch the trailer video and if you're local, please check it out (there is no charge).

August 24, 2017

I've added a few images from outside San Diego to this website. This website will always focus on San Diego but I will add the occasional photograph from nearby California locations.

August 5, 2017

I'm continuing to add new images to this site. I'm also making a number of changes to the website layout and adding more informational pages.