Cosmic Shore by Paul Rumsey

The story behind this picture. I loved that scene from the Movie Contact where Jodie Foster lands on an Alien beach. Well I don’t have a Hollywood studio but was inspired to start exploring this area. Using Photoshop (PS) I took a recent shot of Felpham Beach in West Sussex, flipped it in PS. I then took an older shot I captured of the Palm Trees in Laguna Beach, California …when I lived out there and with a little help from NASA and Hubble arrived at this combined creation. I think it is kinda cool to take a beach in the UK and a beach in California and fuse the two.

I am rather surprised how many views and comments this has had since posting and I would like to thank everyone for their comments!


  • 1stAngel
    1stAngelabout 6 years ago


  • Barbara Anderson
    Barbara Andersonabout 6 years ago

    This is so beautiful.

  • David  Humphrey
    David Humphreyabout 6 years ago

    Awsome !!!

  • Desirée Glanville
    Desirée Glanvilleabout 6 years ago


  • scorpfemale
    scorpfemaleabout 6 years ago

    I fully had a ’shroom journey like this one time. . .but with more pink. I like yours better though. :-)

  • Voytek Swiderski
    Voytek Swiderskiabout 6 years ago

    Awesome. I’ve been trying some similar stuff lately. You seem to have a real knack for it. Keep it up.

  • raoully
    raoullyabout 6 years ago

    good stuff man, the purple/pink gives it all kind of an eerie alien vibe

  • Prasad
    Prasadabout 6 years ago


  • Connor Murphy
    Connor Murphyalmost 6 years ago

    this ones crazy! great touch to it, love the colors

  • g8tway
    g8twayalmost 6 years ago

    Fantastic Image……

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