This photo was taken in Humbolt County on the far northern coastline of California. Coastal fog on the west coast seems to act differently than on the eastern seaboard, especially in New England, and I certainly had plenty of it to see when visiting Maine and Massachusetts last fall. Around the seashores of Northern California, Oregon and Washington State, a marine layer usually creeps in during the wee hours, especially during the summer, and often burns off by mid-afternoon, leaving a few hours of golden sunshine. In the east, you can have continuous fog for days. These peculiarities can create opportunities for some very different photos from each coast. Oh, and just try to get a shot of open beach in New England...
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