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The Benefits of Lens Compression

The stormy waves coming ashore in Yachats were providing some great splashes as they broke on the shore.  They would crash into the rocks and send spray high into the air.  If you were further along the shore and looked … Continue reading

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Thor’s Well

The stretch of coastline in Oregon that we visited had plenty to do.  We had to scratch a few of the things we had thought about in order to do other things given the time available.  One of the things … Continue reading

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Night Waves

After dinner one night in Yachats, I decided to go out and see what I could make of the waves crashing on the shore at night.  A number of lights were trained on the shoreline from the local properties so … Continue reading

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More Pretty Coastline Than You Know What to Do With

Our trip down the coast included some driving down the Pacific Coast Highway. This is undoubtedly a gorgeous place to be. Each turn in the coast brings with it another lovely view of rugged cliffs and crashing waves. Add some … Continue reading

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Biggest Tern I’ve Ever Seen

Terns are a pretty regular sight when hanging out by the sea.  They are prodigious fishers with a seemingly unending appetite.  They drift across the water looking down for the next snack.  Then they spot something and tuck back the … Continue reading

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Fishing the Surf

At the end of Baker Beach there are some rocks.  One guy had set himself up here to do a bit of fishing.  He knew exactly where the waves would crash over and where they would miss – unlike some … Continue reading

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Dolphins and Whales

A sunny Sunday is a great time to go to the coast.  We took a drive along the Pacific from Santa Cruz to Half Moon Bay.  We had bought some food before leaving Santa Cruz so picked a spot along … Continue reading

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The Whales Are Out There

My sister has pretty amazing eyesight. Her ability to spot things before the rest of us has shown itself on many occasions. I have often been wondering if she is just making things up only to finally see what she … Continue reading

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Pacific Grove

I have posted plenty of pictures of Monterey and the surrounding area in the past. As you head along the shore, you actually move from Monterey in to Pacific Grove. It is quite strange how you go from the tourist … Continue reading

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Half Moon Bay

Sometimes it is hard to remember that there are places as pretty as Half Moon Bay within an hour of where we live. If the traffic is flowing, it really is a short trip to get there. I have been … Continue reading

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