Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Randomly Seen On The Beach



The weather has been in the 80s, so a walk on the beach while my daughter paddled sounded good. This day we went down the road to Cardiff By The Sea. We parked on the road and took the stairs.



It's a challenge to take pictures of strangers. The goal is to be unintrusive, but to capture something relatively interesting. This fellow was working the sand with a metal detector and a sand scoop and pretty much had it down to a science. He probably finds a good number of rings and necklaces lost to the power of the sea.



A brother and sister, sharing a quiet afternoon on the sand.



The blazing sun made this pile of kelp bright.

5 comments:

The Weaver of Grass said...

That beach looks so inviting but not sure I would enjoy the climb back up again.

Delwyn said...

Hi GW

I thought of two things whilst enjoying your pics...We are unable to take pics of other people on the beaches...everybody suspects each other of being a pedophile or a pervert...sad isn't it...and there are controlling laws to monitor the situation.

and second - wasn't that a great find in the UK - a huge treasure trove of ancient goodies worth millions of dollars, and great historical importance - old Angle and Saxon stuff, , found in a field...by a guy with a simple detector like your man...

Happy days

Tracy said...

Ah...looks like a great day at the beach, Golden West! And those steps look like a good workout! Happy Day :o) ((HUGS))

Sweet Repose said...

This is California dreamin' at it's finest, thanks for sharing your sunshine!

High Desert Diva said...

If I can't be at the beach, at least I can look at your photos.....