Happy Fence Friday {Down in Monterey} Edition!

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♫ The Animals – Monterey ♫

I enjoyed a glorious day on the wharf in Monterey. This delightfully rusty & crusty nautical chain fence drew my eye immediately with its sweeping view across the bay to the whimsically colored buildings on the wharf. I lolled about on the wharf & footpath for a few hours listening to the sea lions barking, watching the gulls wheel about the bay and soakin' up the coastal ambiance. So wishing I was there right now!!

Happy Fence Friday & Happy Memorial Day Weekend (in the U.S.)!!

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  1. pavicha 35 months ago | reply

    This fence shot is fantastic! Dreamy bokeh and superb texture!
    Love the colors! Have a fabulous weekend Trina!

  2. ...arpi... 35 months ago | reply

    great shot! love the textured colored background and the crisp details on the chain. (somewhat similar subject as one of my recent uploads)

  3. karma (Karen) 35 months ago | reply

    awesome focus & dof

  4. Moonflower Studio 35 months ago | reply

    sweet nautical dreams; whoda thunk a rusty chain could have such character? HFF and Holiday weekend! : )

  5. Kirstin Mckee 35 months ago | reply

    Oh Monterey. Lucky you!
    Always makes me think of Steinbeck, out there....and what perfect, perfect textures.

  6. HydroJen19 35 months ago | reply

    I can't see any otters playing in the water though? I didn't see any the day I was there either - but I sure was looking hard!! Hope you had a Happy Friday and are having a super weekend!!

  7. spanish moss 35 months ago | reply

    Sooooo good Trina. I so look forward to your posts!

  8. Red9898 - Ann Marie Oates-school & work 35 months ago | reply

    GREAT macro, tones and DOfF!! THis is excellent! HFF

  9. ruthlesscrab 35 months ago | reply

    Fabulous nautical fence, wharfkeh, and yellow submarine!! ;)

  10. pamipipa 35 months ago | reply

    The selective focus is superb! Beautiful bokeh!

  11. Mónica del Collado 35 months ago | reply

    The buildings behind the chain makes the photo look like a painting. It's beautiful

  12. leanne829. 35 months ago | reply

    wonderful! the dof is perfect in this shot!

  13. PictureThis247 35 months ago | reply

    What a fabulous perspective. Cool texture too - like a watery screen.

  14. Haley Q. 35 months ago | reply

    Great colors!

  15. (sam I am) 35 months ago | reply

    Gorgeous Trina. Absolutely gorgeous. Such beautiful detail, and I love the vibrant building background bokeh........ bbbbbb..... but I digress. I simply love this. And I adore sea lions. I have a dream of visiting the ones out in Ca some day.

  16. reintjedevos 35 months ago | reply

    Beautiful... I love the details...
    Seen on your photo stream. ( ?² )

  17. Sonora Guy 35 months ago | reply

    I have always wanted to live there. I think, right after Yosemite, it's my favorite place in the world. I think you caught the essence of the wharf in this shot. I can almost smell it. And I mean that in a good way. -:)

  18. TW Collins 35 months ago | reply

    The colors make a beautiful contrast to the rusty textures.

  19. Rivendell♥Photography 35 months ago | reply

    What gorgeous colorful bokeh! A sweet shot of a wonderful place!

  20. OscarM 27 months ago | reply

    I like it!

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