Jon Crispin's Notebook

South Carolina Beach

Posted in Family, Landscape, Nature, Uncategorized, Water by joncrispin on 12/03/2013

Cris and I celebrated our 25th anniversary yesterday with a very long walk on the beach.  It was a beautiful day and the light was perfect for me.  And as you can see, it was mostly deserted.

When we walk, I am constantly stopping to take photos.  She usually just keeps moving but I eventually catch up.

Some of these guys are really tiny.  The shell on top with the red bit was no more than an inch across.  The guy above was probably 3 inches.

I have only occasionally seen the above type of shell.  Reminds me of an exotic African cat.

This shell was very small, but  so beautiful.

There is usually quite a bit of plant matter laying about.  We saw what was left of a huge palm tree at the high tide line.  I am not sure if the plant above is a water or land based plant.

Sand dollars are somewhat rarer this year.  We didn’t see any until yesterday.

I say it to people all the time when I am complimented about my photographs, because it is important for me to give credit where it is due.  I absolutely could not do what I do without the constant support and encouragement from Cristine.  Not just emotionally, but in  practical terms as well.  She works very hard at a demanding job to provide us with all the things that a photographer with a spotty income could never provide.  For that and the last 25 years I am more grateful than I can say.

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  1. Tania M said, on 12/03/2013 at 1:53 pm

    Happy Anniversary! Love your pictures.

  2. Donna Catterick said, on 12/03/2013 at 2:44 pm

    Wow, 25 years with a supportive partner AND perfect light. You are blessed! And I love your photos.

  3. Leigh Anne said, on 12/03/2013 at 2:45 pm

    Love the Carolina coast! Happy Anniversary!

  4. Rachel said, on 12/03/2013 at 4:12 pm

    I live here in Charleston, and your photos of the beach are better than what I see daily

  5. spinneretta said, on 12/03/2013 at 7:43 pm

    Happy Anniversary to you both, and may there be many more happy years ahead of you!

  6. Jennifer said, on 12/03/2013 at 9:04 pm

    Happy Anniversary! The love and support of a good mate can make or break anyone. I’m glad she’s been there for you so I can enjoy your photos!

  7. Jennifer said, on 13/03/2013 at 8:16 pm

    I love these photos. Reminds me of the times I spent in Oregon with my Dad when I was young. The beach is such a peaceful place!

  8. lsstuhler said, on 14/03/2013 at 6:12 pm

    Happy Anniversary!

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