Shifting Sands

Delta Flow, originally uploaded by I Nancy.

Ripples, originally uploaded by I Nancy.

This morning I took a pre-dawn trip to Santa Barbara Stearns warf with a bunch of photog friends. Each of these early morning trips always seem to produce something different. Sometimes there is spectacular fog, clouds, or birds. Today we found low tide and some nice cloud formations. But as the sun rose it skimmed over the roughshod sands recently sculpted by the receding tide. I spent much of the next 30 minutes on my knees in half-wet sand capturing the miniature landscape.

I was tempted to convert these to B&W but the natural lighting created an almost duo-tone effect that adds just the right touch of warm and cool.

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One thought on “Shifting Sands

  1. Sean Kane May 23, 2010 / 6:52 pm

    Wonderful patterns and textures

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