After some very large storms rolled into Santa Barbara, California. Nine boats had been washed ashore. It was very sad to see, but beautiful to photograph.

TOP TEN PLACEMENT – Shipwrecks Along our Shores Challenge – Beach, River and Lake Treasures Group – March 5, 2010

FEATURED in Black & White Spotlight ~ THE MASTERS Group – 2011
FEATURED in the Black & White Photography Group – May 8, 2010
FEATURED in the Nautical Group – 2010

Canon 5D
EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM

I am self taught and believe that I have a gift and must share it with the world. The interplay of light in nature is one of the earths most wonderful gifts and I try my best to capture that moment in time.

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  • fsmitchellphoto
    fsmitchellphotoalmost 5 years ago

    Wow! Great lighting,composition,seagull position is perfect, really great image!

  • WOW! Thank you very, very much Frank!

    – Cathy L. Gregg

  • Sherrie Chavez
    Sherrie Chavezalmost 5 years ago

    WOW! This is really incredible lighting…just gorgeous Cathy!

  • Thank you Sherrie! I really take that to heart coming from you. I am very much appreciative of your very kind and inspiring comments.

    – Cathy L. Gregg

  • jesika
    jesikaalmost 5 years ago

    The image is superb, the reality dreadfully sad. I hope there were no casualties.

  • Hi Jesika, luckily there were no casualties with exception to the boats. It was sad to see this, but they did make for a great photographic opportunity.

    – Cathy L. Gregg

  • Alana Ranney
    Alana Ranneyalmost 5 years ago

    Very nice!!!!

  • Thank you Alana!!

    – Cathy L. Gregg

  • Elaine  Manley
    Elaine Manleyalmost 5 years ago

  • WOW! Thank you very much Lucinda!

    – Cathy L. Gregg

  • Sherrie Chavez
    Sherrie Chavezalmost 5 years ago

    Congrats on your feature..way to go!

  • Thank you Sherrie :))

    – Cathy L. Gregg

  • djphoto
    djphotoalmost 5 years ago

    Excellent work ! nice tones, light & comp:)

  • Thank you very much dj !

    – Cathy L. Gregg

  • Stephen Homer
    Stephen Homeralmost 5 years ago

    Congratulations Cathy on your Nautical Group feature. Love the way the gull and mast pulls your eye across the frame. Nice :))

  • Thank you Steve, I’m quite excited about it too!

    – Cathy L. Gregg

  • Ian Stevenson
    Ian Stevensonalmost 5 years ago

    Very emotive.

  • Thank you, it was emotional seeing this.

    – Cathy L. Gregg

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaalmost 5 years ago

    great work!

  • Thank you Scott! I like this shot too.

    – Cathy L. Gregg

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