. . . imitating creatures from the land. Taken this summer, I have been saving this to post on Halloween. Always amazed to see what the ocean will create!
The simplicity of this still life is what captivated me. The ‘branches’ were some sort of transparent marine plant, and they blended into the wet sand. Their almost invisible delicacy, and their placement with the salp and the other minute … Continue reading
October 2012: Superstorm Sandy October 2013: The ocean continues to return bits of what it stole last year. This piece of boardwalk was washed up on to the tide line this month in a nor’easter. The one year anniversary coverage … Continue reading
Autumn storms bring sometimes conjure up memories of summer in very tangible ways.
Monochromatic. Textured. Simplistic. This buried feather offers a delicate foil to the surrounding, blowing sand. Once airborne, now earth-bound, it remains graceful.
“One of these things is not like the others”, to quote an old Sesame Street song. Some days the existence of even the smallest bit of litter seems totally egregious. This photo was taken on one of those days.
Another in the series of wind-swept tide line photos. A blowing-sand beach is remarkably monochrome. Like fog does to the air, wind strips a beach of color and softens forms. This sea lettuce was visible from a distance up the … Continue reading
The blowing sand this month is burying everything. Instead of wondering what is lost or hidden, though, I like to look at what remains as ’emerging’. The forms and colors that peek out of the sand are so different from … Continue reading
The tideline: all dressed up and plenty of places to go.
It is astonishing how often forms in nature are evocative of parts of human anatomy. If you blink, you may miss them.