So, it's pleasant then, when real life weighs me down, to take some breaths and at least envision a place of sand and surf, a place where sunsets turn an already impressive landscape into something mesmerizing, where play and relaxation are epitomized, where time slows for at least a while.
Nature on any level is powerful, omnipotent, yet soothing. From majestic mountains to picturesque glades, these are the places or the images of them which have the ability to quiet a busy mind and still a harried body. But none perhaps hold the universal appeal as much as a beach in the summer. Even crowded with sunbathing bods it attracts us to stay and play.
So, if you are looking for photos to enhance your summer work projects, to attach a bit of sunshine to a personal message, or simply as a source of inspiration to get you through yet another busy week you should be able to find what you need here in these collections of terrific beach photos: