Tag Archives: beach

  1. Weekly Photo Challenge: Abstract (I)

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    Friday 22 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Hmm, abstract is not my normal area, so here goes…. My first bash at least for the Weekly Photo Challenge is …
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  2. Macro Monday: Buglet vs. Mini-HDMI

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    Monday 18 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Sat on a beach, waves lapping the shore, head on a book, bug on a lead. This is my entry …
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  3. Weekly Photo Challenge: Half-Light (III)

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    Sunday 27 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My third Weekly Photo Challenge for Half-Light is another film-based theme… “Room With a View”, as this certainly was. In terms …
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  4. Weekly Photo Challenge: Dance (II)

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    Saturday 19 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My second Weekly Photo Challenge entry is a sculpture of what appears to me to be dancers (?) on Manly beach, Sydney, Australia. Hope …
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  5. Ready for action!

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    Thursday 14 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  6. The occluded sun

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    Tuesday 29 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  7. Late afternoon at the shore

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    Tuesday 22 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  8. The float

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    Wednesday 28 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Subject distance and a change of composition alters the entire image as we all know. I love to compare two or …
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  9. And close to Kaş you’ll find…

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    Thursday 15 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Following on from the earlier snap of the boats at Kaş, on the southwestern Med. coast of Türkiye, you’ll find the coastline …
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  10. Time out… I wish

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    Thursday 01 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Not far from us we have some quiet coves. Places where one can grab a healthy dose of solace. To …
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  11. Wordless Wednesday ~ Minehead beach, England

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    Wednesday 30 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  12. Wordless Wednesday ~ Partially Shaded

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    Wednesday 16 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  13. Weekly Photo Challenge: Monochromatic (IV)

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    Monday 14 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a SAND CRAB – yeah, look closely! …
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  14. Weekly Photo Challenge: Today Was A Good Day (III)

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    Sunday 23 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge shows a series of four shots that encapsulates a special …
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  15. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inspiration (III)

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    Sunday 02 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is of a gull making the most of what the wave …
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  16. Weekly Photo Challenge: Forces of Nature (IV)

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    Monday 11 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a beach scene after a boat …
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  17. Weekly Photo Challenge: Motion (II)

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    Saturday 25 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge captures the motion of our kiddo running from the surf …
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  18. Weekly Photo Challenge: Afloat (I)

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    Friday 10 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is the epitome of ‘to be afloat’…. ah, those dreamy days of watching not …
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  19. Out & About : Balıkesir Coastline

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    Thursday 02 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    . The coastline of Balıkesir in the Marmara region of Türkiye has some great rugged spots, far from the madding …
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  20. Out & About : Balıkesir Province

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    Wednesday 01 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    In one of the northernmost provinces in mainland Asian Türkiye, you’ll find the Province of Balıkesir in the Marmara region. In geographical terms, …
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  21. Summer memories

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    Tuesday 31 March, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Summer of 2007 if I recall correctly, and we found ourselves cooling off ‘up north’, in Balıkesir Province, in the …
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  22. Weekly Photo Challenge: Ephemeral (IV)

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    Monday 30 March, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge shows the ephemeral moment in time …
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  23. Memories of Zanzibar

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    Tuesday 17 February, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Palm Trees . Turquoise Seas . Sunsets from Stonetown .

  24. Weekly Photo Challenge: Symmetry (IV)

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    Monday 16 February, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is not quite strictly ‘symmetrical’ I guess, but …
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  25. Weekly Photo Challenge: Depth (II)

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    Saturday 31 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Not sure if this counts as depth, photographically speaking, but here goes… This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a capture …
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  26. Zanzibarian Seafood Platter Anyone?

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    Tuesday 20 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Memories of a night in Zanzibar…. Belated honeymoon The bosses birthday Private meal arranged on the beach Seafood platter arrived …
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  27. Beach time solitude

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    Thursday 15 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    It was late afternoon On a day last autumn The beach was quiet, and so was I Gentle lapping water, the …
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  28. Weekly Photo Challenge: Angular (IV)

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    Monday 24 November, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge was taken on the beach at …
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  29. Autumnal Swimmy Time

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    Saturday 25 October, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week we headed smack-bang into autumn, with deluges of soggy stuff, continuous lightening for hours on end and power …
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  30. Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreamy (IV)

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    Monday 13 October, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is one I took on a cheap film camera back …
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  31. Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreamy (I)

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    Friday 10 October, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is the place of my dreams… it’s a beach on an uninhabited …
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  32. Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette (IV)

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    Monday 18 August, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is from our southern Mediterranean coast here in Turkey, around the Kemer …
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  33. Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer Lovin’ (I)

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    Friday 25 July, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is the sun setting on a beach here in Turkey – it’s …
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  34. Let Sleeping Dogs Lie…

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    Saturday 05 July, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Even our four-legged friends deserve a day at the beach . . …or perhaps a nap after play… . . …
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  35. Wooden Jetty

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    Monday 16 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    A few weeks ago we went to Fethiye, and spent a day lazing on the beach. It was pretty darned …
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  36. And Welcome Back Summer…

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    Tuesday 10 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

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  37. Brand Names Don’t Always Travel

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    Friday 06 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Every country has its own brand names, and some are used internationally too. But ever so often, one has to …
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  38. Hawaiian Adventures ~ Beaches

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    Sunday 01 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Time once again to jump back in time to my days in Hawaii in the late 80’s…. In the first …
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  39. SPIKE WRITES: A Moment of Turquoiseness…

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    Sunday 18 May, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Fancy a spot of Uncle Spike, Turquoise style? Wot?? To clarify… I been a lucky lad; invited as guest blogger for …
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  40. Summer’s Coming Back

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    Tuesday 15 April, 2014 by Uncle Spike

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  41. Wordless Wednesday ~ Octopods

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    Wednesday 09 April, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Here’s a shot of a bunch of Octopuses on the Greek island of Astypalea. Now, who thinks it should be …
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  42. Kerkennah – A Tunisian Island (Part Three)

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    Sunday 23 March, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Fishing was the main livelihood of the islanders, and taking a camel for a day, or a pony & trap …
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  43. Kerkennah – A Tunisian Island (Part Two)

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    Sunday 16 March, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    It’s a windy old place at times, and pretty damned roasting during the summer months – North Africa being where …
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  44. Kerkennah – A Tunisian Island (Part One)

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    Sunday 09 March, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Never heard of it? Well neither had I… Kerkennah is a small windswept island off the south-east coast of the …
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  45. February Swimmies This Year?

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    Tuesday 04 February, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    We usually manage to swim through until November, or late October at least. And one year we even managed to …
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  46. Wordless Wednesday ~ Winter Warmer

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    Wednesday 29 January, 2014 by Uncle Spike

  47. Bizarre Bamboo Beach

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    Saturday 18 January, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This was a strange old sight…. not far from here, we came across a beach literally strewn with bamboo poles. . …
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  48. Weekly Photo Challenge: Window (II)

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    Saturday 11 January, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Clan Spike’s second entry for this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge is the view from our hotel bed once (looks weird …
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  49. Wordless Wednesday ~ Feeling Crabby

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    Wednesday 08 January, 2014 by Uncle Spike

  50. Crowded Turkish Beaches… In Winter

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    Wednesday 18 December, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Yeah right… In the summer, say from June to September, the beaches here on the Turkish Riviera attract all sorts …
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