Dune Grass

Visual Image

Limantour Beach

It all started in January 2008 while sitting on Limantour Beach in the Point Reyes National Seashore. After gazing out to sea for a while I noticed movement out of the corner of my eye and turned to see dune grass blowing in the ocean breeze. On impulse I pulled my pocket camera and quickly, randomly, captured images without viewfinder or screen.

This is one of those random images.

Visual Image

Dune Grass One

I became fascinated by the undulating movement and the patterns. And they in turn became the language of a marvelous place where land, sea and sky meet.

The Dune Grass Series has become one of my most satisfying bodies of work. Below are some selected examples from early in the series: