Texas: More time at the seashore

That's right. We went to Padre Island National Seashore again. As we finish up our time here in the area for the winter, we're looking at our list of places to see. This is one of the places that just begs to be visited more than once. Birds In my previous post , I focused … Continue reading Texas: More time at the seashore

Texas: Visiting Padre Island National Seashore

It has been too long since I posted, but we have started the new year by heading to Padre Island National Seashore. Padre Island National Seashore separates the Gulf of Mexico from the Laguna Madre, one of a few hypersaline lagoons in the world. The park protects 66 miles of coastline, dunes, prairies, and wind … Continue reading Texas: Visiting Padre Island National Seashore

Texas: Waves at Mustang Island State Park

I know I included a short 30 second video in my last post, but this is a edited video with wave sound effects. The video was edited using Adobe's Premiere Rush, with audio sound effects by Carlos Santa Rita from artlist.io. I used my iPhone Xs Max with a Moment anamorphic lens to capture the … Continue reading Texas: Waves at Mustang Island State Park

30 Days of Creativity: Day 6

Just before COVID-19 shutdown a lot of travel, we visited Rockport and Corpus Christi on our move into Texas. Today's photo is another photo I wanted to try in black and white. Day 6 project While the clouds really didn't add a lot of drama, I love how the wavs are crashing while the bird … Continue reading 30 Days of Creativity: Day 6

Oregon: A shipwreck in black and white (2019)

When we reached Oregon in May, 2019, our first stop after settling in was to visit the Oregon Coast. I have photographed the Peter Iredale shipwreck several times. Every time we see it, more of it is gone, victim to the ravages of time. The shipwreck has been a tourist attraction since it wrecked. We … Continue reading Oregon: A shipwreck in black and white (2019)

Oregon: Pacific City (2012)

For our wedding anniversary in 2012, we rented a house on the beach in Pacific City, Oregon. Despite living in Oregon for almost 3 decades at that point, neither of us remember being there before. Pacific City has the "other" Haystack Rock on the Oregon Coast, but it's not accessible by foot, like the one … Continue reading Oregon: Pacific City (2012)