Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Because I Like the Details.

I photograph everything. I like the small, seemingly inconsequential things. The parts of the whole.

On some days at the beach this summer the fog was so melancholy and almost foreboding. It sort of matched the hard splashes that the waves made as they crashed against the shore. On other days it was hopeful because the people came out to enjoy the warm weather and the sand in their toes despite the "bad" weather. I like the beach at any time...when it's cold and rainy, when it's foggy and a little sad, when the sun is blazing and SPF 50 doesn't seem to be enough. I like the details of each one of those days.

Copyright 2009 Monica L. Shulman

Copyright 2009 Monica L. Shulman

Copyright 2009 Monica L. Shulman

Copyright 2009 Monica L. Shulman

Copyright 2009 Monica L. Shulman

Today's Soundtrack:
Band Of Horses - No One's Gonna Love You
I think this is my new favorite.

Copyright 2009 Monica L. Shulman

Copyright 2009 Monica L. Shulman

Copyright 2009 Monica L. Shulman

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Dream Sequins said...

Love the vintage quality of these photos. Kind of grainy looking. Ah! I miss summer already. :(

Midtown Girl said...

I need to make a trip to the beach soon (on a far away island - asap!)!!

Can't wait to see you tom!


Couture Carrie said...

Gorgeous photos, darling ~ you are making me miss summer!

Congrats on 500, btw!


drollgirl said...

these are lovely shots. i like the misty moody ones the best. and i wish i was there right now.

Danielle said...

Those pictures truly show what a beach day is about! Oh how im craving one now!

HolgaJen said...

I love the second shot, as well as the foggy ones. Very nice.

Hanako66 said...

these are so beautiful. I am headed to the beach tomorrow and am so looking forward to it.


Love the moody quality to these photos...you are so good!

Elizabeth Marie said...

Ohhh wow! I feel like I'm there! I wish I was too!

And Band of Horses...loooooove!

Gregory said...

Thanks for bringing the beach to my office.

eddie.welker said...

Ahh! Hoping to get to the beach down the road (in Amagansett!) this weekend!!!

You're making me afraid with all of this fall talk!

Savvy Gal said...

i like close up pictures of the water.

FrancoB. said...

Great photographs!
Do you mind exchanging blog rolls?
you have a pretty nice blog i must say.

Bonbon Oiseau said...

these are such a lovely slice of "at the beach". you are so lovely. and i miss you too...yes please --i get home oct 9th...

...love Maegan said...

I mean, the colors. amazing.

Tiffany said...

how do you make a crowded beach look so cool? I love the 2nd picture.

and yay! me and J's band of horses song. one of my fave songs ever!

Bob said...

I hate snow (but it does photograph well) so I like looking at beach scenes and hope that the day will be here soon.