Stunning Photos Of The Victorian People-Watching At The Beach

Today, our time machine is going for a pit-stop on a sunny, Victorian Era beach in Atlantic City, where the ponies are aplenty, and the bathing costumes make the women look like layer cakes. Sure, contemporary eyes may see a bunch of prudes, but for folks in the 1800s, showing off your bloomers at the beach was quite a statement, especially in the throes of Women’s Suffrage. So pick up your parasol for some antiquated people watching… Continue reading »

Striking Black And White Photographs Of Venice Beach Eccentrics In 1984


© Claudio Edinger

In 1984, Brazilian photographer Claudio Edinger documented the rainbow of oddballs who called the countercultural Southern California beach neighborhood home. The photographs he took of the denizens of Venice Beach in their natural habitat: a bodybuilder in the surf, a roller skater soaring over an aging skateboarder, beachgoers showering off after a day in the sun. Continue reading »

Wonderful Photos Capture The Beach Lives Of North Carolina In The Summer Of 1975

Joel Sternfeld is a fine-art color photographer noted for his large-format documentary pictures of the United States and helping establish color photography as a respected artistic medium. He has influenced a generation of color photographers, including Andreas Gursky, who borrows many of Sternfeld’s techniques and approaches. Continue reading »

Eighties Beach Scenes – Pictures Of Teenagers On The Beaches Of Florida In The Early 1980s

The 1980s were ruled by big hair, big shoulder pads and pastel colors. These colorful photographs were taken by Steven Martin on the beaches of Florida, mostly on the southeast coast, showing the people and fashion of the decade. Continue reading »

Craziest Swimsuits To Hit The Beach This Summer

Donald Trump’s face has appeared on many t-shirts and on plenty of other merchandise but not as bizarre as on the latest one released by company Beloved Shirts, with his shocked face totally covering women’s one-piece swimsuit, that can be bought online. Check out some of the other swimsuits we have selected, that might be as crazy as this, you could actually see live on sunny beaches this summer. Continue reading »

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.

Jean-yves Ruszniewski / Getty Images

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 »