Tag: beaches

Dec 23, 2014

This Beach Has a Natural Rock Barrier. When Ocean Waves Crash Things Get Awesome

This Beach Has a Natural Rock Barrier. When Ocean Waves Crash Things Get Awesome

Seen here is the amazing beach at Playa Puerto Nuevo in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico. A large natural rock formation colloquially known as “La Peña” shelters the beach from the open seas. During rough marine conditions, huge waves from the North Atlantic Ocean smash against the rocky barrier, cascading down the rock face and…

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Dec 5, 2014

Picture of the Day: Palau Banta, Indonesia

Picture of the Day: Palau Banta, Indonesia

Photograph by Jialiang Gao | peace-on-earth.org In this incredible aerial photo we see the island of Palau Banta, located in the Lesser Sunda Islands of Indonesia. The Lesser Sunda Islands or Nusa Tenggara are a group of islands in Maritime Southeast Asia, north of Australia. Komodo National Park is located within the Lesser Sunda…

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Oct 7, 2014

3D Sand Piano Beach Art by Jamie Harkins

3D Sand Piano Beach Art by Jamie Harkins

Sand artist Jamie Harkins (featured previously) is back with a new temporary artwork, a sand piano etched into the beach. The anamorphic land art plays with perspective, elongating lines and distorting the image so it appears 3-dimensional when viewed from a specific angle. For more, check out Jamie’s website and Facebook page. Artwork…

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Oct 2, 2014

Picture of the Day: Sunset Beach Walk, Cape Town

Picture of the Day: Sunset Beach Walk, Cape Town

Photograph by Warren Goldswain In this beautiful sunset panorama, we see a tranquil beach near Cape Town, South Africa. In the distance you can make out the unmistakable flat-top of Table Mountain. Cape Town is the second-most populous city in South Africa after Johannesburg and one of the most multicultural cities in the world.…

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Aug 24, 2014

Picture of the Day: A Day at the Beach, 1905

Picture of the Day: A Day at the Beach, 1905

Colorized by SANNA DULLAWAY Website | Facebook | Prints available In this colorized photo by Sanna Dullaway, we see beach goers in Atlantic City, New Jersey circa 1905. Check out the swimming attire where people had to be covered and wear navy blue. Can you imagine being a woman and swimming in the water…

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May 1, 2014

The Awesome 3D Beach Art of 3DSD

The Awesome 3D Beach Art of 3DSD

*Update* [Feb 12, 2015] The artworks below were a collaboration between Jamie Harkins, Constanza Nightingale and David Rendu, collectively known as 3DSD. Jamie Harkins is an artist and musician currently working out of his studio in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand. While the NZ native is best known for his paintings of surrealist…

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Mar 12, 2014

Picture of the Day: Storm the Beach

Picture of the Day: Storm the Beach

STORM THE BEACH Photograph by JEFF SMALLWOOD Website | Flickr | Google+ | Facebook | 500px | Twitter | Prints In this fantastic capture by Jeff Smallwood we see a massive storm cloud rolling into Daytona Beach, Florida. The city lies about 51 miles (82.1 km) northeast of Orlando, 86 miles (138.4…

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