Oysters shells are fairly uncommon on our local beach – we have no estuaries where they breed When they do show up locally, oyster shells are usually large and very old, such as this one. They have travelled a long … Continue reading
This small bit of gull down did not budge from the mussel, despite the breeze. The delicacy of the soft white down on top of the dark, tough shell was a perfect pairing. I love looking at differences in texture, … Continue reading
Black and white. Smooth and crumbly. Ancient and fresh. This may be one of my favorite still lifes. The smooth, volcanic rocks on this particular beach are remarkable for their deep, rich black color and smooth texture. Many of them … Continue reading
A small black stone and a creamy piece of ancient coral, perfectly positioned by the tide. Heart and Soul. The simplicity of this arrangement may make this one of my favorite recent images.
The sticky, hazy, hot temperatures scream at me to make life simple this week. Cold meals and limited outdoor activity ease the physical stress of a near 100F heat index. Simplicity in basic household chores, as well as in the … Continue reading
The lines of this skate egg case are evocative of a lush, Art Nouveau illustration. Interestingly, the wings of skates and rays also imitate the same curvy lines when they glide underwater. Multitudes of egg cases are washed up on … Continue reading