August 17, 2011


I've never been one of those people who constantly yearns for the beach. I'm just as happy with a peaceful spot under a spreading oak tree or the quiet babble of a wee brook.

But I do understand the appeal. And every once in a while, the urge to feel smooth wet sand under your feet and the rush of chilly water past your shins is undeniable.

Though to be honest, I didn't intend for the water to get quite this high on my legs... I carefully watched the waves, stepped forward to just where they were stopping... and then a 'huge' wave came in and my jeans were soaked. Oh well!

The Daily Wyatt

Oh, and here is my *slightly* better edit for the Good to Wow challenge. As I said, I loved the original shot, so mostly I just played around with color levels and saturation to get even more pop from the image. I hope you like it!

This is my original image.


Sonishka said...

Sorry you had to suffer to take this phot ;-) but it was worth it. Looks great! See u at next Texture Thursday

Jaymi said...

LOVE that flower shot!

Say Cheese said...

Loved the black and white photo. Beautiful. :)

Nadege, said...

I'm not crazy about the sea myself, rather happier walking around the bush or hills. Lovely images.

Ashley Sisk said...

Love your first shot - great use of negative space. Also like your edit. Much more vibrant.

Cedar said...

Nice beach shots! Lovely edit~lots of great color!


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