Carmel River State Beach is often the scene of sandy weddings during the summer months. I took this shot a year ago and only enlarged it today. Some suitor had spelled out “Marry Me” with driftwood. I can’t make out the name. Did they? Regardless, it was a good use of natural resources.
Ocean boulders are jagged and slippery when wet. I almost went down on this one.
This sandpiper walks calmly along the surf, hoping to find a snack. It won’t fly unless a large wave or dog approaches. It’s life is simple. I wonder where it sleeps?
Most days I’d rather be hiking, preferably approaching a bend where I’ve never been before. Key ingredients: redwood trees, filtered sunlight, ferns and a path.via Photo Challenge: I’d Rather Be…I’d Rather Be…
For a few seconds it appears as if the Great Blue Heron isn’t going to remain airborne, but the large wing span puts the bird into glide mode and flight is achieved.
I love a well focused photo. This one of a Great Horned Owl’s eye is my favorite. I used a tripod and self-timer for this shoot. The big secret–the owl was tethered to a perch.
I did one of the most congested commutes in this country for too many years. I saw numerous accidents, including fatalities–many drivers did, it was a pressurized way of life. I don’t work anymore. Retired. The morning traffic report on the radio still haunts me even though I don’t buckle up at 7 a.m. . I had five flat tires, but fortunately was never hit despite…well. enough. This photo was taken at 7:02 p.m. after crossing the Bay Bridge. Accessing the bridge from San Francisco was an ordeal I will never miss.