heron in SRQ Bay shallow waters
10-20-13 The heron stopped mid-stride to see if it missed a delectable delight from the Bay. The shimmery white in the water is the fragmented reflections from nearby buildings.
final beach shot - dawn
09-06-13 My final beach shot in the Dawn's golden light as I packed to leave the condo. No edits or cropping.
bay @ sunrise
09-03-13 The serene Sarasota Bay in the first light of the day.
01-18-19 The clouds over the Sarasota Bay were magnificent.
Bay bridge view
01-18-19 Simply a lovely view from the John Ringling Causeway Bridge on a gorgeous winter day in paradise. Image taken with IPhone.
01-18-19 One of my favorite Sarasota skyline / ba ybridge views is from the small bridge connecting St. Armands Key to City Island. Since it was exceptional, the image was composed to include the shallow water in the foreground.
Image taken with my iPhone.
The quaint seaside town of Cayucos beach
06-29-12 Aaaaah, the Pacific Ocean - such a gorgeous site and yet so different from my hometown of Sarasota, FL beaches. Whew, the water is COLD, even in the summer.
09-05-14 A shore crab peeking out of his hole in the sand.
Crab on beach
08-30-15 The delightful crab kept a keen eye on me as he worked on his home.
Seaweed in the tide
9-01-15 Seaweed in the tide illuminated its brilliant spirit in the setting Sun
09-02-15 The view heading north of the Longboat Key driftwood forest. By the time I returned south, the tide had come in and I waded through knee deep water in some places.
09-02-15 The driftwood forest on the northern tip of Longboat Key always intrigues me. I love the bird flying through the two tall trees.
North Longboat Key Beach
09-02-15 Wow, what a lovely view of the Longboat Key beach as I closed in on the drift wood forest at the northern tip of the key.
Design in sand
01-09-16 When I got up from taking the tidal sand design photos, I was amazed to see the images created by body in the sand. There are a multitude of Beings coming forth in the design!
Lido Gulf Beach in storm
08-28-15 It was a formidable, yet gorgeous, scene as I walked from Big Pass to the Lido Key Gulf Beaches.
05-22-15 The Casperson Beach was surreal with clear aqua waters.
Casperson Beach rocks
05-22-15 Casperson Beach has a rocky shore, both on the beach and in the shallow waters.
Sand patterns from the tide
01-09-16 The strong receding tide created interesting designs in the sand.
01-08-16 A sole surfer heads out to the Cerritos Beach waves as the Sun heads towards the horizon.
01-08-16 The foamy shoreline after the crashing waves recede continued to amaze throughout our Baja California Sur Pennisula visit.
Water over rock
01-12-16 Volcanic rock is common along the Pacific Coast beaches; as they crash over the rocks, the waves make spectacular active art consisting of water, foam and rock.
Driftwood in water
01-10-16 The Pacific Coast beaches are speckled with magnificent pieces of driftwood.
01-12-16 ... and the wave crashes on the shoreline volcanic rock. I stayed for one more click!
01-10-16 The powerful Pacific Ocean waves seemed to dance with delight before crashing into the shore.
Wave ready to crach
01-12-16 An unfurling wave prepares to crash on the volcanic rock along the shore.
Beach outside Casa Vino
01-10-16 A lovely alcove along the Baja California Sur Pacific Ocean Coast.
01-12-16 ... and then the wave recedes leaving active, foamy artwork within the volcanic rock.
Beach rocks in tide
01/10/16 The Baja California Sur shoreline is filled with what appear as igneous rocks, possibly from ancient volcano lava flows.
01-25-16 On the drive from Jacksonville to Amelia Island, there is a lovely driftwood forest.
01-12-16 As powerful waves recede, foamy water settles on the rocks and then runs off in the well worn crevices.
close-up of beach rocks
01-13-16 A close-up of the Pescadera Beach rocks as a wave recedes into foam - these rocks made an unforgettable "rumble" as the waves returned to the ocean.
Rainy day at the beach
08-27-16 As forecasted, a stormy day welcomed us to our week at the beach. ... and it was beautiful!
01-14-16 Each wave has a spirit of its own.
Beach on a calm morning
08-28-16 The beach I called home for a week was calm, beautful with clear skies on the first full day - Perfect! ... and then the beach turned windy and rainy with a super rough surf from a pending hurricane. Again, Perfect!
Ocean view from hilltop
01-09-16 The hilltop view from our almost daily walk to Cerritos Beach.
08-30-16 The tropical storm arrives on the Gulf Coast as the sun sets after a cloudy, beautiful day.
Sea oats on stormy beach
08-30-16 The sea oats were stunning on the stormy beach.
09-01-16 The stormy Florida Gulf Coast beach was a drastic change from the calm seas mere days earlier.
Sisters walking to the beach
05-25-18 Two sisters walk down to the shoreline.
Wind-blown palm tree
09-01-16 The storm winds started picking up this afternoon on Longboat Key.
05-27-18 Siesta Key beach was flooded from the mega torrential rains brought to the Gulf Coast by Tropical Storm Alberto.
09-06-16 Love seeing county beaches embrace vegetation that serves as a natural erosion control.
Sunrise on final day
09-08-17 As we prepared to evacuate for Hurricane Irma, the sunrise over the beach was filled with peace and tranquility.
Fisherman & son
09-03-17 A fisherman teaches his young son about the wonders beheld within our oceans.