Travel Ahh…Seagulls

© Stephanie Glaser 2013

© Stephanie Glaser 2013

Goleta Beach, California, USA. Seagulls may squawking scavengers, but I love to watch them soar. My kids especially like seagulls because the birds are fun to stalk. Ultimately, I appreciate seagulls because they tell me that water, in particular the ocean, is close.

© Stephanie Glaser 2009

© Stephanie Glaser 2009

East Beach, Santa Barbara, CA, USA.

 

© Stephanie Glaser 2013

© Stephanie Glaser 2013

Goleta Beach, California, USA.

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Travel Ahh…Silhouettes

© Stephanie Glaser

© Stephanie Glaser 2010

Silhouettes not only capture definite outlines, edges and angles of a subject, but they offer a bit of mystery, too.  That’s what I like so much about them. I also like silhouettes because they seem a bit more forgiving when you’re taking a photo. The above photo of the boat I took after a stunning sunset in Kalbarri, Western Australia. 

© Stephanie Glaser 2010

© Stephanie Glaser 2010

Kalbarri, Western Australia. 

© Stephanie Glaser 2010

© Stephanie Glaser 2010

Bali, Indonesia. It’s impossible not to take a good photo of Tanah Lot, one of the sacred Hindu temples on Bali.

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The Friday Funny Sign — Let’s go to the Beach — or maybe NOT!

© Stephanie Glaser 2011

Midcoast, Oregon. If the chilly water along the Oregon coast doesn’t scare you, the signs at the entrances of many of the beaches may. Not only is it great white shark territory, but large logs launch through the waves as well.

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