View of Rincon Island and the Santa Barbara coast from the air looking east. Rincon Island is an artificial island located off Rincon Beach in Ventura County, California. The island is situated approximately 3,000 feet (910 m) offshore in 55 feet (17 m) of water. The island was constructed in between 1957 and 1958 for the specific purpose of well drilling and oil and gas production (wiki 2009).
About Kip Evans
Kip Evans is a professional photographer and underwater explorer. His images have been widely published in books, exhibits, advertisements and magazines worldwide, including National Geographic Magazine, Patagonia, Outside, and Sea and Coastal Living to name a few. Kip is also an award-winning cinematographer who has worked on a number of underwater documentaries, including specials for CNN, BBC, Discovery Channel, and the National Geographic. To read more about Kip Evans please click here