Sunny Photographs That Show Just How Far Out Beach Life Was In ’70s

A couple shows off their chopper bike near the water’s edge on Daytona Beach, Florida, circa 1970.

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A look back at summer at the beach during the 1970s, presented by Getty Images. Continue reading »

Laguna Beach From Above – Spectacular Drone Photography By Mike Soulopulos

Mike Soulopulos is a talented 21-year-old freelance surf and landscape photographer based in Dana Point, California. Mike is currently a senior at Cal State University Fullerton. Soulopulos focuses on landscaping, he shoots a lot of outdoor, adventure and aerial photography. Continue reading »

Polish People Love Borders So Much That Everyone Has To Own One On Władysławowo Beach

When the summer comes many people just can’t wait to get off all their clothing and soak in the sun. This is why people go to the beach, sunbathe, swim and collectively enjoy summer on crowded beaches. One part of the enjoyment is to show off your body on which you worked so hard, unless, you’re at the Władysławowo Beach in Poland. This is probably the most fenced beach ever, there faces are even more important than a towel. Continue reading »

Bikinis On Record: Album Cover Beach Girls Of The 1960s-1980s

What better method to sell records than to put a young surfer girl on the cover? At least that’s what record companies believed throughout the 1960s and into the 80s. The beach babe was a ubiquitous sight on the shelves of the record stores, especially in the “super hits by various artists” or “easy listening” categories… and implemented mostly by countries other than the US (for whatever reason). Continue reading »

Glass Beach: Where Nature Has Turned Pollution Into Beauty


Anna Pozharskaya

Waves on Russia’s Pacific shoreline crafted old bottles, porcelain and tiles into a sparkling tourist attraction. On a sunny day, the beach on Ussuri Bay – in Primorsky region – seems to be covered with lighted candles. In the past, it was used as a dump for truckloads of unwanted glass bottles and waste from a local porcelain factory, or so the story goes. But nature has correct man’s mistake, and stamped its own imprint. Continue reading »

People Went Crazy Taking Selfies In This Mirrored Beach Hut

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This cool idea by ECE Architecture produced remarkable results in Worthing, UK, when its creators took it to the shore to beautify the space and bring fresh fun for the beach visitors. Thanks to its reflective surface the mirrored beach hut is an ideal space for taking selfies against the background encompassing views of the sea and the surrounding mountains. Continue reading »

Venice Beach Roller Skaters: Cruising The Promenade Of LA’s Chillest Neighborhood

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Photo © by Waring Abbott / Getty Images

Originally founded in 1905 as an independent resort town lined with picturesque canals (complete with gondolas!), Venice, California, was annexed by the city of Los Angeles in 1926 but gradually fell into disrepair and neglect. Considered almost a seaside slum, Venice’s cheap bungalows soon attracted artists, musicians and other creative countercultural types. In addition to its laid-back and bohemian atmosphere, Venice boasts a pristine length of sandy beach, along which runs a paved promenade — perfect for rollerskating. Continue reading »

“Secret Window, Secret Beach”: The Desk Areas In This Home Have Little Windows To Distract You With Views Of The Beach

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Photography by Moris Moreno

When Traction Architecture were designing this beachfront home in Anna Maria, Florida, they included little wood-framed windows in two of the desk areas, that perfectly frame the view of the beach, allowing you to daydream when you should be working or studying. Continue reading »

Beautiful Photos Of The 2015 New Year’s Eve Celebrations On Copacabana Beach In Brazil

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Fireworks light the sky over Copacabana beach during New Year’s Eve celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, January 1, 2016. (Photo by Mauro Pimentel/AP Photo)
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7 Fantastic Pieces Of Advice For Taking Photos On The Beach

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1. Raise your chin, straighten your shoulders — and smile!

Thousands of people love posing for holiday photographs on the beach every year. But often, not everyone is happy with how they turn out. Here are seven simple rules to help you get the most professional-looking photographs you’ve ever taken. Continue reading »

U-118, a World War One Submarine Washed Ashore on the Beach at Hastings, England

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When the people of the town of Hastings awoke one morning to see one of the Kaiser’s U-boats on their beach, it caused some shock. Thousands of visitors flocked to see the beached submarine. The Admiralty allowed the town clerk to charge a fee for people to climb on the deck. Two members of the coastguard were tasked with showing important visitors around inside the submarine. Continue reading »

Fantastic Giant Sculptures Made Entirely Of Beach Waste To Make You Reconsider Plastic Use

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Let these amazing yet disturbing sculptures serve us as a reminder of society’s overuse of plastics. All of them were created using plastic materials found in sea or on shore, discarded plastics which we call beach waste. Continue reading »

This is How You Photograph Giant Waves Crashing on a Beach

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Photographer Clark Little is known for his jaw-dropping photos of giant waves crashing onto shore, a niche that’s known as shorebreak photography. Earlier this month, he captured the amazing shot above on a beach in Oahu, Hawaii. Continue reading »

Everyone Will Love the New and Unusual Folding Beach Hammock

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Beach gear has always taken on a minimalist design, but a new outdoor gadget has combined lightweight design with comfort and leisure. Continue reading »

Vivid Color Photographs Show Iconic Beach Culture of Miami Beach in the Late 1970s

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Throughout the 1970s, a young photographer named Andy Sweet documented the personalities of Miami in vivid color. In 1977, Sweet returned to the area after completing his studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder and set out to document South Beach’s vivid old-world culture. Continue reading »