Coast

Floris van Breugel on February 24th, 2011

This past weekend I made a trip out to the Olympic Coast with a friend to take advantage of the unusually low (-2 ft) tides. When the tide goes out this far it’s incredible how much land is (briefly) revealed for you to explore. We found tide pools full of Sea Anemones, Starfish, Urchins, and …Read the Rest…

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Floris van Breugel on June 23rd, 2010

I typically don’t do much coastal photography, but I’ve now accumulated a set of three that I haven’t shared on my blog yet, so wanted to take the opportunity to do so. The first is actually from nearly two years ago, taken during a 4 month long summer roadtrip throughout the Western US. I spent …Read the Rest…

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Floris van Breugel on May 2nd, 2010

During spring and summer months you can experience one of the strangest natural phenomena in southern California: the midnight Grunion run. On the four consecutive nights following full and new moon (in tune with the highest high tides of the month) thousands of little wriggling silver fish come ashore to flat sandy beaches to mate …Read the Rest…

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Floris van Breugel on February 2nd, 2010

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a Hermit Crab? Or a Sea Urchin, Anemone, or Starfish? These, and countless other critters, make their homes in shallow pools in the tidal zone along rocky coastlines, such as Palos Verdes in Southern California. This little paradise is far enough removed from the …Read the Rest…

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