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Weekly Photo Challenge – Sea

03 Sep

I love the sea in all its moods, tide in, tide out, early morning and evening. When I lived away from the sea I felt a visceral need to be at the coast and had a poster of John Masefield’s poem, ‘I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky….. ‘ on the wall in my office.

I am away from home at the moment and have only a few sea photos available to share, taken from the same spot, a daytime tide out shot and some evening at sunset, tide right in shots where the sunset appeared to be setting the sea on fire.

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25 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge – Sea

  1. theamateurcamera

    September 8, 2013 at 11:40 am

    Beautiful photos!

     
  2. babyjill7...Marilyn Griffin

    September 4, 2013 at 1:43 pm

    Living near the sea has to be amazing…wonderful photos…”water on fire”…How neat that you caught that moment in such an awesome way!

     
  3. mithriluna

    September 4, 2013 at 12:46 am

    Gorgeous shots.

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      September 4, 2013 at 7:45 am

      Thank you. It was a glorious sunset. Thank you for calling in and taking the time to comment. 🙂

       
  4. pamasaurus

    September 4, 2013 at 12:21 am

    Gorgeous photos, as always. The water really does look like it’s on fire!

     
  5. Eric Tonningsen

    September 3, 2013 at 5:13 pm

    This could easily be along a stretch of the Southern California coast where I once lived. I had to do a double-take. Lovely shots. Thank you.

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      September 3, 2013 at 5:18 pm

      Thank you for your complimentary comments. We went down the Big Sur a few years ago and thought how similar the two coastlines were. 🙂

       
  6. ramakrishnan6002

    September 3, 2013 at 2:34 pm

    Reblogged this on Gr8fullsoul.

     
  7. dhphotosite

    September 3, 2013 at 12:45 pm

    Wow these are truly wonderful images! I miss the…it’s been several years since I have seen it so this is a real treat!

     
  8. Our Growing Paynes

    September 3, 2013 at 12:38 pm

    How can anyone not appreciate someone who had “I told you I was ill!” on his headstone! Beautiful pictures. I miss the ocean.

     
  9. pleisbilongtumi

    September 3, 2013 at 12:13 pm

    So beautiful and stunning pictures of the sea. It is healing my pain of longing an ocean since I live so far away from the sea. Thank you so much 🙂

     
  10. oawritingspoemspaintings

    September 3, 2013 at 8:49 am

    Stunning photos and how I understand this constant yearning and appreciation for the sea! They’ve been my companion forever…

     
  11. childtasticbooks

    September 3, 2013 at 8:37 am

    These are beautiful images of the sea, capturing the colours. I now live as far away from the sea as possible in the UK and I miss it so very much.

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      September 3, 2013 at 8:52 am

      Thank you for your appreciation. I hope the photos help a little but they may just make your longing, which I so understand, even greater…. :
      All the best to you and yours 🙂

       
  12. makagutu

    September 3, 2013 at 8:30 am

    lovely photos especially of the sea with the reflection of the sun.

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      September 3, 2013 at 8:51 am

      Thank you for the mention. I’ve just come back from visiting your blog and left you my response! 🙂

       
      • makagutu

        September 3, 2013 at 11:12 am

        I think whoever wrote that post must live in a very boring place or he hasn’t seen your blog or visited Alex’s site!

         
  13. Don

    September 3, 2013 at 8:16 am

    Your images are fantastic, Sally. I find myself so drawn to them. Like you, I love the sea. I think I may have said this before, but I often think that my relationship to the sea has the features of Emily Bronte’s relationship to the Moors. I have withdrawal symptoms when I’m away from it too long.

     
  14. northumbrianlight

    September 3, 2013 at 8:11 am

    …because I’ve left my shoes and socks there and I wonder if they’re dry 🙂
    A lovely set, particularly the light on the breaking waves.

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      September 3, 2013 at 8:42 am

      Yes, I love Spike Milligan too! 🙂

       

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