Tag: Waves

  • Nazaré Beaches

    Nazaré Beaches

    As promised, this week our blog is back at the beach. The first series of five photographs are from around sunset at the same beach as the giant waves, just taken from down on the sand rather than from up on the cliffs. It was overcast and the light was fading, so the images as…

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  • Nazaré Waves

    Nazaré Waves

    Nazaré is famous for big waves. It has the distinction of having hosted the largest wave ever successfully surfed, an 86-foot tall monster in October of 2020. In fact, Nazaré’s Praia do Norte (North Beach) has been the site of seven of the ten largest waves ever surfed. Our first morning in Nazaré, a Sunday,…

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  • Shorebirds Aloft, Oxnard Edition

    Shorebirds Aloft, Oxnard Edition

    This is a follow-up to my previous post. That post featured Oxnard Beach shorebirds actually on the beach, whereas this post features exclusively birds in flight.

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  • Lava Seascape

    Lava Seascape

    Less than twenty minutes after taking Volcanic Dawn, the photograph featured in the previous post, I had the camera perched on the tripod for this shot. Without moving the camera, I took 23 shots over about three minutes.

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