A Rainy Day in Harmony

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Harmony, CA – Population 18

One of the most charming wide spots in the road is Harmony, California. This tiny town, founded in 1869 around dairy farms and a creamery, now features a couple of art galleries and even a winery!

On my most recent visit the weather was dreary and wet… but that didn’t stop me from taking a few photos.

I even managed to snag a photo of “The Heart of Harmony” without cars parked in front of it! (That changed about 30 seconds after I captured this photo.)

The Heart of Harmony | California | Heart Topiary
The Heart of Harmony (Handheld 3-exposure HDR processed in Lightroom and Aurora HDR 2018)

On the surrounding hillsides, you’ll often see happy California cows grazing. They is also an amusing public art display of cows in the town.

Cow Public Art | Harmony | California
Single exposure processed in Lightroom


Cow Public Art | Harmony | California
Handheld 3-exposure HDR processed in Lightroom and Aurora HDR 2018


I peeked into the back of the pottery gallery and spotted these super organized cardboard boxes. I thought they looked cool!

Harmony Pottery Storage Room | California
Handheld 3-exposure HDR processed in Lightroom and Aurora HDR 2018

Harmony is one of my favorite spots to visit on the Central Coast. This tiny enclave has my heart!

All photos above were captured handheld with my Canon 6D and 16-35mm f/4 L lens.



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