There is something about the waves hitting land that fascinates us
humans. I love the contrast of the white foamy sea versus the pure
black sand. Perhaps this is a love of contrast.
My favorite spot is on the other side of this mountain: www.flickr.com/photos/andriel/2841781095/
Shot at dark, 2 sec long exposure, iso 50, f/6.3, 15 mm.
This one is taken with the widest angle lens there is, fisheye.