Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #56: Seascapes and/or Lakeshore

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.”

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

I guess this is how and why people enjoy living by or close to sea or lake. Though we are not living close to the sea, hubby and I tasted “Live in the sunshine…” We took a couple of cruise trips last year, a memorable one of which was our family reunion.

One thing I enjoyed the most was watching the ships cruising from port to port and photographing the changing seascapes in between and at the port, especially in the early morning.

In Jim Hamel’s “Top 10 Features to Bring Your Seascape Photos to Life”, his list includes piers/docks, lighthouses, sunrise and sunset, rock formations, patterns in the water, animals, powerful waves, people, reflections, and clouds. I think I have captured a few of these 10 features.

The lighthouse is always a fascinating feature. Do you know that the United States is home to more lighthouses than any other country?

This lighthouse image was outside of the Boston port:

The pier on the Ireland coast was long and beautiful, stretching out from the town to the sea:

On the cruise, I did not want to miss the chance of capturing sunrise/sunset. Often, hubby helped me identify the direction, by saying something like “Go to the end of the ship, NE 10 degrees …” Other times, we could watch spectacular sunrise/sunset from the balcony.

Rock formations and cliffs were scenic at the Ireland coast, to say the least.

“Smell the sea, and feel the sky” — Van Morrison

The photos below were lucky captures in Maui. We were on a whale boat waiting for the whale to show up. The captain was stationed at 12 o’clock, whenever he spotted a movement, he’d announce “3 o’clock, 6, or 10…” As soon as we heard the announcement, we’d quickly run from one side of the boat to the other, as everyone tried to find a spot to take photos. It was exciting, fun, and chaotic at the same time.

There are approximately 50,000 lakes and small ponds in Ohio!

I’m hosting this week’s L-A photo challenge. Tina, Patti, Ann-Christine, and I are looking forward to your photos of seascapes and/or lakeshores, which may be taken from a fun vacation or the sea/lake near you. Feel free to include the water front, the shoreline, waves, people, reflections …

Link your post here and use the Lens Artists Tag so that we can find you in the Reader section. Where to tag? Look the side bar on your right hand side where you make your post, then scroll down until you see the “Categories” section, the tag box is below it.

Thanks to Ann-Christine’s for last week’s Dreamy theme and for your participation.  Have you seen these?

iball round the world

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Welcome to Lens Artists! 🙂

Before you go: Take a look of Dawn’s Dreamy Soft Focus Gallery. 

Be sure to stay tuned for Tina’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge next week.

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    • Thank you for your compliment, Cee! Your photos have inspired so many followers for so long. I am one of them. 🙂 Thanks to you.
      It always is a pleasure of having you here. 🙂

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