As I drove through the Oregon rain to the Yaquina Lighthouse, I was surprised to find a beautiful day awaited me on the coast. The sun was out, and the seals were frolicking, (bottlenosing) in the waves. The air was fresh and gulls and cormorants drifted on the currents. The Yaquina Lighthouse was built between 1871 and 1873 and still uses in 1868 French-made, 1st order, Fixed Fresnel lens.
On this second version of the photograph, I used effects which created a softer, more romantic effect.
Copyrighted Belinda Greb
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Nature, animals, beauty have been a source of nourishment throughout my life. Photography allows me to capture, interpret, and share that world of wonder I see about me, and sometimes use what I capture as an inspiration to create something new, by incorporating other exposures, textures or brushwork.
I currently reside in Oregon, an environment rich in nature's graces. I have lived in California and New York, too, a...