Waves Making Foam At The Rocks by Keith R Wahl, Made From RI Gallery

May 08, 2021  •  Leave a Comment

Waves Making Foam At The Rocks (Select Image or Title To See In A Larger Format)

Waves Making Foam At The Rocks_20210426_850_1353Waves Making Foam At The RocksWaves pouring through an aperture on Narragansett's rocky shore

When I head out to photograph, I often don't know what I am going to find. I have an idea, of course, but I don't know for certain. This is why I like the rocky shore. It is deceiving and there is always something to see.

The rocky shore is deceiving because always looks calm. As one observes, the swells roll in, they have to work their way through rocky apertures. The waves speed up and pour through the rock. The effect is mesmerizing and beautiful.

The actual principle is the "Bernoulli Principle". In Hydrodamica, 1738, Daniel Bernoulli explained that the speed of the fluid occurs simultaneously with a decrease in static pressure or a decrease in the fluid's potential energy.

The bottom line is that looking at waves hitting rocks is fascinating. And... beauty can be seen in all things.

Waves Pouring Over

Waves Pouring Over_20210426_850_1332Waves Pouring OverWaves pouring through an aperature on Narragansett's rocky shore

Waves Pouring Over Rocks

Waves Pouring Over Rocks_20210426_850_1334Waves Pouring Over RocksWaves pouring through an aperature on Narragansett's rocky shore

Waves Making A Splash

Waves Making A Splash_20210426_850_1341Waves Making A SplashWaves pouring through an aperature on Narragansett's rocky shore

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