Photographer John F. Hughes tells us about this perfect Northern California day: The photo was taken on the Mendocino Coast, 12 miles north of the town of Mendocino, about 175 miles North of San Francisco. The daffodils are on a cliff top, near the Pacific Star Winery. The day that the photo was taken, February 25, 2009, was wet and windy – very typical for this time of year and this location. Immediately behind the daffodils in the photo, the cliff drops nearly 100 feet into the Pacific Ocean. This is a tough environment for daffodils, but these little guys were up to the challenge. They look like they are huddling together against the stormy weather.
We’re always partial to photos of daffodils and ocean, the wilder the better.