Sunday, September 26, 2010

My Favorite Beach
My daughter and I decided to visit "our" beach this afternoon. Now that the tourist are gone we
have the place to ourselves. If you have never been to the beach on the off season then you have
missed a real treat! It's so quiet and relaxing. Nothing to distract you like loud music or cute
guys. Ha ha! I could sit there for hours and hours. All the stress you brought with you is washed
away one wave at a time. I think it might be partially because of the rhythm of the waves.
The sea oats are there to great you as you arrive. You can be fined a pretty stiff penalty for
disturbing the dunes and the sea oats. The dunes are very fragile. Whenever there is a big
storm (hurricane or nor'easter) the waves really threaten to wash them away. So...stay
on the paths!

Wonder what she's thinking?

It was overcast today. You can see how the colors are so monochromatic.
I decided to play with the color using what my computer has for photo editing. I don't have Photo
Shop so this is all I could do in the way of altering the photo. Actually I like it. What do you think?
I found a blogger friend that does some fun editing to make the photos look vintage. I think it looks
so cool! Check out Kristin"s blog; Faded Prairie
I'm still learning so please bear with me.
I really like this one.

This is what the photo looked like before I edited it.

Now after.

Thanks for stopping by. Please leave a comment and tell me what you think.


Kristin said...

dear girl they look fantastic!! and you didn't use photoshop?!? i think i need to start taking lessons from you!! :0)

prairie hugs,

Peggy said...

Kristin you are so kind. I'm a work in progress. Ha ha. Thanks for stopping by. Can't wait to see what name you picked out.

Window On The Prairie said...

I love going to the beach in the off season. I went to LA one time on business travel and visited the beach at Santa Monica. Had the whole place to myself. Amazing.

Peggy said...

I know it's great. And now after all this rain and storms their might be plenty of shells and sharks teeth to hunt!

Bonnie said...

Your pictures look great! Geez, I wish I had legs like your daughter! no fair! oh to be young again!

Peggy said...

I know. I should just let everyone think it's me in the photos. Ha ha. Too funny!

The Martha Complex said...

The beach landscape pictures look amazing. I am tempted to use one as my screen saver. :)

Peggy said...

Thanks for stopping by. Please help yourself.