Coastal Medicine…

Thursday 12 January 2012

It recently occurred to me that the one and only time I feel truly relaxed is when I am on the beach staring out over the water with my toes wedged firmly in the sand. I am pulled in by the drama or the serenity of the water, the sticky sweet smell of the air and the mesmerising sounds. You can keep your massages, tai-chi and anxiety meds – give me an hour on the beach and I am in bliss! It is for this reason that I am drawn to the work of Mark MacKinnon (if the name is familiar to you, it’s because I have blogged about his other work here…) I am not quite sure how he manages it but he captures the calm mood of the sea beautifully. When I look at these pictures, I feel like closing my eyes and taking a deep breath to see if I can smell the ocean.

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  1. tranquil settings...I'm the same way about being near truly relaxes me...these images are stunning and the next best thing to being at the beach!!

  2. Love this images Meghan!
    They are captured perfectly, love them.

    Abigail x

  3. I'm keeping these on my computer in times of stress. The beach and ocean is where I like to be. The colors are beautiful.

  4. I know what you mean :- if my husband & I stressed & the kids are ratty - if we all just go to the beach for a walk we come back relaxed and laughing! Thankfully we live by the beach otherwise it would be a pretty scary household!!!
    Lovely photos!


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