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 – California Sea Lions Resting At Isla Los Islotes Before Dawn

Title: California Sea Lions Resting At Isla Los Islotes Before Dawn Location:  Gulf Of California, Baja California Sur, Mexico, North America (24°35’53” N 110°23’60” W) Description: California sea lions sit on shore, resting, before the sun hits the horizon. Sometimes called the Belt of Venus, the colorful phenomena 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 →

Traveling Through Colors: Orange

I go through phases with my photography and it is especially easy to grab on to a color concept when looking through the images on a recent trip. In this case, orange caught my eye so I started collecting images from the past five years (or so) of Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Crazy Waves

Title: Crazy Waves Location: Whidbey Island, Washington, USA, North America Description:With winds topping 30kts, wind waves are swept across Puget Sound and create a frothy chaos. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L Shutter Speed .8 seconds Aperture f/16 ISO 100 Focal Length 300mm   Photograph Copyright Peter Continue Reading →

Touring Hawaii Via Helicopter

Taking off in a helicopter is unlike any commercial airline flight you have ever experienced. As forward thrust is not needed, there is no ‘pinned to your seat’ feeling. Your seat simply starts lifting into the air with what feels like effortless will despite the roar of the Continue Reading →

Photo Of the Day – Point Vicente Lighthouse At Sunset

Title: Point Vicente Lighthouse At Sunset Location: Rancho Palos Verdes, California, USA, North America Description: Out past the congestion of LA, along the California Coast, Point Vicente Lighthouse stands guard over the Pacific while warning sailors of the constant danger of the rocks at its base. Camera Canon 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 – Irish Sunset

Title: Irish Sunset Location: Dingle Peninsula, Ireland, Europe Description: Along the Dingle Peninsula of Ireland is a rocky shore where the road simply ends. One warning sign is all you see before the sea starts and land ends. It feels like the end of the world as the Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – In The Surf

Title: In The Surf Location: Jaco, Costa Rica Description: I was on vacation and trying not to take too many photos. It was a crazy idea. Just enjoy a trip without a camera? Obviously I couldn’t handle it. Photograph Creative Commons Copyright Peter West Carey

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 – Side Of Sunset

Title: Side Of Sunset Location: Fort Casey State Park, Whidbey Island, Washington, USA, North America Description: Looking toward Vancouver Island, the golden glow from the sunset is highlighted in this unedited photo, straight from the camera. Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey

Weekly 50% Off Photo – The Dance In The Wave

Title: The Dance In The Wave Location: Bluff Beach, New South Wales, Australia Description: Located on the Eastern shore of Australia, the jagged border between land and sea receives a constant pounding with neither element ever yielding. As old as the continent itself, the shores of New South Continue Reading →

Weekly 50% Off Photo – Living By The Sea

Title: Living By The Sea Location: Dingle Peninsula, Ireland, Europe Description: The Dingle Peninsula juts towards the open Atlantic Ocean as the furthest point West in Europe, battered by high seas and frequent storms. The homes are built to withstand the harsh weather and stone walls have stood Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Waves Over The Bow

Title: Waves Over The Bow Description: Wind swept waves break across the bow of the Washington State Ferry Chetzemoka on its approach to Whidbey Island on February 7th, 2011.  One run during the day was canceled due to high winds.  If you want to see the series of Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – The Dance In The Wave

Click On Image For Larger Version Title: The Dance In The Wave Description: This wave break, captured on the East Coast of Australia in New South Wales, for me, contains at least three different dancers.  Or space aliens.  I haven’t decided which. Location: Bluff Beach, New South Wales, Continue Reading →

An Island In Creation – Visiting The Lava Flows Of Hawai’i With KapohoKine Adventures

LAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVA I could say it all day long!  LAVA is just, pardon the pun, cool to me.  It’s the earth in action in a way that doesn’t, immediately, knock down buildings the way earthquakes do.  What I’m talking about here is the mostly slow moving lava, P?hoehoe.  The Continue Reading →

Photo of the Day – Living By The Sea – Ireland

Title: Living by the Sea Location: Dingle Peninsula, Ireland Photograph Copyright Kim Carey (Click on photo to purchase prints or canvas reproductions) If you’d like to subscribe to just the Photo of the Day images and not the whole blog, you can click a link below: SUBSCRIBE IN Continue Reading →

Photo of the Day – Pounding Surf – Ireland

Today’s Photo Of The Day is actually a “Classic Photo Of The Day”, meaning it’s a rerun while I scurry to get new images up. 🙂 Title: Pounding Surf Location: Southern Ireland Coast Photograph Copyright Peter Carey If you’d like to subscribe to just the Photo of the Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Reach For The Ocean

Title: Reach For The Ocean Location: Useless Bay, Whidbey Island, Washington, USA Settings: ISO 100 Focal Length 300mm (480mm Equiv) Shutter Speed 1/500 Aperture f/7.1 Exp Comp -1/3 Camera Canon EOS 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L When the wind picks up on Useless Bay, the kite surfers come Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Washington Beach

Title: Washington Beach Location: La Push, Washington, USA Settings ISO 100 Focal Length 18mm (28mm Equiv) Shutter Speed 1/250 Aperture f/10 Exp Comp -1/3 Camera Canon T1i Lens Canon 18-55mm A simple shot straight out of the camera shot around 5:30pm in August.  The waves were whipping up Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Fishing Big Waves

Title: Fishing Big Waves Location: The Big Island, Hawaii, USA (MAP) Description: Lava flows from Kilauea continually form more and more land while the ocean never ceases in its quests to tear it away.  Eventually, the ocean always wins. Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey Would you like a Continue Reading →