Life’s a Beach: Let’s Jump In!

Hyrum doesn’t mince words when he says “when you live near the coast, you have to get good sunlight”. His photos tell the story of seaside living in Monterey California, and the adventures the Pacific coast has to offer. Living on a hill overlooking the ocean, it’s no surprise that 9 year-old Hyrum takes his camera with him to the beach – a lot.

Taken over the course of weeks and at different times of day, his collection shares the subtle, beautiful changes of the ocean over time. Hyrum loves taking pictures of things happening, and his favorite subjects are his younger sisters. His dynamic portraits tell his story as an older brother constantly chasing his siblings with his camera, but never quite catching up.

These images are so playful and inviting, you may just want to take a dive in! But first, heed Hyrum’s words of warning: the water is often as cold as 40 degrees. Yikes.

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