by Joseph Linaschke
Driftwood is pure texture
This was taken at the same small beach in Oregon as an earlier post, "Simplicity, Secured" at Siletz Bay Park. It's a very odd thing; there are these massive logs littering the beach. Seemingly far too large to be driftwood (and where would it come from?!) I found a Fish & Wildlife Service website that referenced wood being placed in the marsh to improve habitat for the local fish, but these were on the beach. Those must be some odd local fish.
Anyway the texture on these logs was too good to resist. I photographed some logs against the skyline, beach in the background, etc. etc. but I'm not thrilled with them. I rather enjoyed the close-ups of the wood though, and being fairly monochromatic to begin with, going all the way to B&W seemed a natural
This is shot on the Leica S2, with the Summarit-S 70mm lens, 1/60th at ƒ/13.