Photo Of The Day – Santa Barbara Beach Time

Title: Santa Barbara Beach Time Location: Santa Barbara, California, USA, North America Description: When the waves are crashing, I love sitting on a beach to watch. Camera Canon 7D Mark II Lens Canon EF 28-300mm L ISO 100 Focal Length 300mm Aperture f/7.1 Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec Altitude Sea Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Caribbean Gradient

Title: Caribbean Gradient Location: Cozumel Island, Quintana Roo, Mexico, North America ( 87° 1’27.56″W  20°22’12.52″N) Description: Some shots are best taken while on vacation and from a beach lounger. A passing hurricane had stirred up sediment and brought some larger waves (yes, these were the largest waves we saw) Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – More Abstraction

Title: More Abstraction Location: Whidbey Island, Washington, USA, North America Description: Yesterday had me looking through some shots from last week where I went a little crazy with abstract photos at the beach. More images like these can be found in my Abstractions gallery. ———————- ——————- Photograph Copyright Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Evening At Double Bluff Beach

Title:  Evening At Double Bluff Beach Location: Double Bluff Beach, Whidbey Island ,Washington, USA, North America Description: I’ve been to this beach probably a hundred times over the last 10 years and each time, it’s a little different. The usually cooperates in some different way. Here, there is no grand sunset, Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Nearly Deserted Beach, Hawaii

Title: Nearly Deserted Beach Location: Kaena Point, Oahu, Hawaii, USA (21°33’12” N  158°14’47” W) Description: Who says you can’t find a nearly deserted beach on Oahu? I asked my wife what image she would like for the photo of the day and she asked for a sandy beach. Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Waterfalls Carving Hawaiian Cliffs

Title: Waterfalls Carving Hawaiian Cliffs Location: Hawai’i, The Big Island, Hawaii, USA Description: Along the North shore of Hawai’i, The Big Island, there appears and endless string of high and beautiful waterfalls carving the volcanic island for eons. With no road to the shore, I was thankful for a Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Bench With A View

Title: Bench With A View Location: Jaco, Costa Rica, Central America Description: Nestled up against the Pacific Ocean as the sun goes for a dip, this bench is a perfect spot to enjoy the calm of a Costa Rica sunset. Camera Canon 7D Lens Tamron 18-270 Shutter Speed Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – The Cliffs Of Hawaii II

Title: Cliffs Of Hawaii II Location: Hawaii, The Big Island – Hawaiian Islands, USA, North Pacific Ocean Description: Along the Northern Shore of Hawaii, The Big Island, lays a land untouched by man but drenched in time and precipitation. Cliff soar 2000′ in the air as waterfalls rain Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – The Difference Between Night And Day

Title: The Difference Between Night And Day Location: Mauna Lani Bay, Hawaii, The Big Island, Hawaii, USA, North Pacific Ocean Description: On our last night of a press trip to Hawaii, The Big Island, the skies had cleared and the Milky Way was bright and showing off. I Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Cabo Polonio – Michael Hodson

Title: Cabo Polonio Description: Cabo Polonio, Uruguay is one of my favorite little beach towns. There is no electricity there, save for generators. So no internet, television or other modern day life distractions. I need a little bit of that right now in my life. Photograph Copyright Michael Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Mountain Layers

Title: Mountain Layers Location: Whidbey Island, Washington, USA, North America Description: This photo was taken during my last photo workshop on Whidbey Island. We had set up on one of gun emplacements at Fort Casey State Park waiting for the sun to set. While the sunset itself was Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Beach Sunset

Title: Beach Sunset Location: Maxwelton Beach, Whidbey Island, Washington, USA, North America Description: Shot with the help of a reverse gradient neutral density filter, this view of the sunset is helped to represent how it actually looked. I’ll have more on the filter on Digital Photography School soon. Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Double Bluff Panorama

Title: Double Bluff Panorama Location: Double Bluff Beach, Whidbey Island, Washington, USA Description: Taken as the sun is setting behind the bluffs, this panorama stretches from the Cascade Mountains to the left, across Useless Bay and Puget Sound to the Olympic Mountains on the right. Seattle is just Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – From The Beach To Seattle

Title: From The Beach To Seattle Location: Double Bluff Beach, Whidbey Island, Washington, USA, North America Description: Rain clouds lash Seattle (that little bump on the horizon) in this view looking south from Whidbey Island. Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey

Photo Of The Day – Rio Beach – Sherry Ott

Title: Rio Beach Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, South America Description: An early morning stroll on Leblon beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil provided a unique scene – pure calm. Rio beaches have the most active and energetic culture around the world; rarely do you find beaches empty. Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Resting Harbor Seal

Title: Resting Harbor Seal Description: This harbor seal was chilling on the beach as I was walking to get some sunset pictures. Whidbey Island, where I live, has a lot of wildlife on, over and around it but this is the first time I’ve seen a seal hanging Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Sunset Stroll

Title: Sunset Stroll Location: Double Bluff Beach, Whidbey Island, Washington, USA, North America Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey This image for sale as a print or may be licensed for use Photo Tours To Nepal, Bhutan and Italy now scheduling for Fall of 2011!  More Information. Photography Workshops Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Riviera Maya Dock

Title: Riviera Maya Dock Description: Before heading out for a morning of snorkeling, this dock was begging for some relaxing meditation.  Or maybe a margarita. Location: Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, Mexico, North America Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey This image for sale as a print (form below) or Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Tulum And The Caribbean

Click On Image For Larger Version Title: Tulum And The Caribbean Description: The dramatic location of Tulum along the Riviera Maya coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula always makes for great photography.  Yes, the water really is that color. Location: Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, Mexico, North America Photograph Copyright Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Campfire After Sunset

Click On Image For Larger Version Title: Campfire After Sunset Description: Relaxing on the beach at Semiahmoo Resort, just feet from the Canadian border.  Doing it up proper with dual marshmallow roasters. Location: Blaine, Washington, USA Shot Information: Canon 7D, Canon EF 10-22mm, 13mm, ISO 100, .3 second, Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Loops Of Fury

Title: Loops Of Fury Location: Wailea, Maui, Hawaii, USA Description: This shot of the fire dance at the Te Au Moana laua on Maui brought to mind a song named Loops Of Fury from the Chemical Brothers.  And thus, the name.  I don’t think the dancer had much Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Double Rainbow And The Beach

Title: Double Rainbow And The Beach Location: Napili Kai Beach Resport, Maui, Hawaii, USA Description: This gorgeous double rainbow interrupted breakfast in a good way.  The mists that came down from the West Maui Mountains actually brought the rainbow bow the horizon (as you may notice in the Continue Reading →

A Great Stay At Dreams Tulum In The Mexican Riviera Maya

Luxury is not my normal beat. But I also don’t turn my back on it. Maybe you would call it a hybrid lifestyle or some other goofy catchphrase. I’m simply not one to quickly poo-poo nice accommodations because they cost more per night than my tent costs altogether. Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Tropical Sunset Or A View Of Canada?

Title: Tropical Sunset Or A View Of Canada? Location: Semiahmoo Resort, Blaine, Washington, USA Settings: ISO 100 Focal Length 300mm (480mm Equiv) Shutter Speed 1/500 Aperture f/8.0 Exp Comp -1 Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L Description: It could be a tropical sunset as seen beneath a Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Roasting Marshmallows On The Beach

Title: Roasting Marshmallows On The Beach Location: Semiahmoo Resort, Blaine, Washington, USA Settings: ISO 100 Focal Length 13mm (21mm Equiv) Shutter Speed .3 seconds Aperture f/8.0 Exp Comp – 2/3 Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon EF-S 10-22mm USM Description: I was in Whatcom County, WA as part of Continue Reading →