Black and White Beaches

The rain and homework have slowed photo taking recently. Guess it’s good to give the camera a rest once in a while, since there are only 150,000 or so actuations for this camera model! Here’s two of those longer actuations, both in black and white with the bottom one treated with a little split-toning for the heck of it.

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Crumbling Castles

Crumbling Castles

Trinidad State Beach, Trinidad, California

The forests around here are amazing in their ability to hide rocks. In fact, I only know of one segment of trail [out of 70+ miles!] where one could go to inspect a rocky outcrop.  Thank heavens for the ragged coastline!  There is no end to rocky fascinations on this coast; from troves of multicolored sand grains to pebbly beaches and crumbling cliffs.  Miles and miles and miles demonstrating the handiwork of geology; of building and breaking down of massive amounts of minerals in the seemingly perpetual cycle of which these rocks pictured above only represent a brief blink of the eons that have already come and gone.  /geologicprose