10-17-13 Geometry

It’s hard not to get caught up in the amazing symmetry of humble sea shells like these. And when you move in close, as I did here, you are seeing details that many fail to notice. This photo, incidentally, was taken at a state park near Gulf Shores, Alabama. The sand is some of the…

03-14-13 Portugal!

The thing I remember about the day we spent on Tavira Beach on the south coast of Portugal, which is considered one of the best beaches in Portugal, is that it was cold and windy. By “cold” I think it must have been in the low 70s. Boy, do I long for the cool 70s!

01-01-13 Waiting for the Sun

Those of my generation know that the title for this post is also the title for the title track of the Doors third album “Waiting for the Sun.” They sing At first flash of Eden, we race down to the sea. Standing there on Freedom’s Shore. Waiting for the Sun, etc. etc. etc. And, this…

12-25-12 Ocean View

It occurs to me that I should be posting something a little more seasonal, given that is is Christmas Day. But instead I give you young love, as seen from the inside of an abandoned building. It also occurs to me that the photographer can be a bit of a voyeur at times and that…

Big Beach – Maui

Yes, it is a “big” beach but it really is known as Big Beach, though officially it is Makena Beach State Park. A few years ago, our family visited Maui and we spent a sunny afternoon enjoying the warmth and the waves of Big Beach. Incidentally, in doing a search for “Big Beach” to find…