Category: Cox Bay
WALKING WITH A FRIEND
A TOFINO SUNSET
COX & CHESTERMAN’S BEACH
COX BAY VISTA
I didn’t get out in my boat tonight. Instead I decided to head out to Cox bay for the sunset.
The cloud structure looked interesting! I walked the beach looking for photo opportunities,but found few. As the clouds started to turn reddish I looked around frantically for any surfers & than found two walking towards me! I rushed up to them & asked if I could take shots of them as they walked?
They agreed thankfully! The cloud colour & structure was fantastic! The beach had a layer of water on it that acted like a mirror! When the tide is high,the water permeates down into the sand.The entire beach fills up like a huge bowl.So when the tide goes out,all of that water begins to drain back down the beach. This water layer really adds drama to a beach scene! So it’s better to shoot the sunset when it’s low tide rather than high!
Had a great sunset beach shoot tonight! I never know when the sunset is going to “GO”,but if your not around & prepared,your not going to be able to take advantage of it!
Long Beach Lodge
The waves were crashing onto this point in Cox Bay and I decided to put myself in a spot where I could capture it for my Foreground.
I went out to the far side of Frank Island tonight.
A rain storm passed over from the west and proceeded to the east behind me. When it did this,from my vantage point the sunlight was able to hit these rain drops and split the light up into it’s individual wavelengths and thus a rainbow!
The gulls on the left hand side had a great view as well.
Long Beach Lodge
I saw a few rather large wave explosions from not only this point(Sunset Point),but also Cox Point.
You can see Long Beach Lodge in the background.
Because of my location up on a high spot on Frank Island,I couldn’t move around much. So,I basically had to wait for the Kite surfers to cross my composed scene.
I not only waited for them to cross but was hoping that a wave would crash onto Sunset Points rocks at the right moment……and it did in this shot and a few others.
I shot this guy right in front of the Long Beach Lodge when a wave crashed onto Sunset Point rocks.
Cox Bay Moon
This is Cox Bay with the full moon rising behind it! The landscape is covered in that gorgeous hue of Violet at sunset.
This shot showcases why so many people come to Tofino! The beauty is on a scale that few places can match!
This shot shows Cox Point in the foreground and Cox Beach to the right of it. You get a feeling for the width of the peninsula ! Not much.