Stunning seascapes, annual events, historic hotels and landmarks, private and public recreational facilities, educational institutions, nature reserves, marine life, distinctive churches, long-time shops and eateries, arresting architecture, in-depth captions, and brief biographies of notable La Jollans are all found within the pages of La Jolla: Jewel by the Sea. As a native La Jollan, Ann Collins is uniquely suited to photographing and writing about her hometown. Her award-winning photography faithfully captures the essence of this Mediterranean-style seaside community in Southern California. In-depth captions engage readers with interesting tidbits of La Jolla’s history.
Jewel by the Sea
Author: Ann Collins
About the Author
Ann Collins is an author and award-winning photographer who enjoys snorkeling with the leopard sharks and boogie boarding with friends at La Jolla Shores. Her work has been featured in books, magazines, and newspapers, as well as on calendars, including the prestigious Sierra Club calendars. During Women’s History Month 2018, she was a featured artist at Art.com. Her work hangs nationwide on the walls of office buildings, hotels, retirement homes, and healthcare facilities, including Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla. She is a world traveler who has always taken photos as souvenirs of her travels. However, her hometown of La Jolla, California, receives most of her photographic attention. Ann hopes that her images draw the viewer into them and create a feeling of connection to the scene.
Author: Michael T. Martino
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