The Way I See It

Posts Tagged ‘Second Beach

Through The Trees

with 7 comments

Olympic National Park, 2012

Olympic National Park, 2012

I shot this on the hike out to Second Beach with Sai and Ed last year. We were behind schedule and were hustling a bit but when the light from the setting sun cut through the mist and trees, stopping was a no-brainer.

1/3 second at f/8, ISO 800. Nikon D800E + Nikkor AF-S 24-120mm f/4.

 

 

Advertisements

Written by xinapray

January 5, 2013 at 4:57 pm

Heading Home

with 10 comments

Second Beach, Olympic National Park, 2012

Second Beach, Olympic National Park, 2012

I made this image earlier this summer, on a trip out to the Olympic National Park with Sai and Ed. On this day, we had planned to get to the beach with plenty of time to set up for sunset. But, as luck would have it, it turned out to be one of those typical Northwest ends-of-the-day, with a thick band of clouds obliterating the horizon. I made it onto the beach just in time to catch this scene, with the rays of the sinking sun illuminating the ribbon of clouds that had come sweeping down the coastline.

4/5 second at f/13, ISO 200. Nikon D800E + Nikkor AF-S 24-120mm f/4.

 

 

Written by xinapray

October 31, 2012 at 8:40 am

Second Beach

leave a comment »

I made this image on a gorgeous late summer morning this year. This is Second Beach in the Olympic National Park. One of the most picturesque locations on the rugged Washington coast, the beach sits on the Pacific Ocean and is bookended by breathtaking sea stacks (on the north and south ends). From the trailhead, access to the beach is a short hike through secondary rainforest. A bit steep on the way down and definitely steeper on the way out. Especially if you’re lugging a backpack full of camera and hiking gear. 😉

And yes, there is a First Beach. And a Third Beach.

Second Beach

 

 

Written by xinapray

December 9, 2010 at 12:44 am

%d bloggers like this: