. . . 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!
Aside from the obvious (to me) similarity of the position of these shells to a child asking parents something outrageous, I love the simple monochrome of the shells on the sand.
This pebble, subtly shaped like a head, has quiet markings evocative of facial features in a cubist painting. Nature imitating art, rather than the more usual opposite.
Shell fragment imitating flesh. Sand filled with small holes. Coquina vents? Pebble with small hole that mirrors holes in sand. Lots of imitating going on here, and lots to look at.
Admittedly not the most polished photo. My elementary photography skills were significantly challenged by a rapidly changing tide, but I loved the way the quickly receding tide line presented an image so very evocative of the night sky. At least … Continue reading