The chance arrangements of items left stranded on the beach at low tide can provide interesting patterns.
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Some of the ‘seaweed doodles’ are figurative in character, such as those below.
It is worth repeating that nothing has been added to these images and nothing removed – other than the sand! Removing the colour and texture of the sand gives clarity to the shapes. A little colour saturation has sometimes been used for artistic purposes. All of the photos were taken in the small Periglis Bay on the island of St Agnes in the Isles of Scilly.
The beach at low tide is a treasure trove for the photographer. Along the high tide line, fragments of seaweed form natural, abstract patterns. This is nature ‘doodling’!
In the images below nothing has been added and nothing taken away, other than the sand! Removing the texture of the sand gives clarity to the design. A little colour saturation has sometimes been used for artistic purposes.