Beach Scenes

To Mark, the beach is a joyful escape from life's worries. The sights and sounds of the sea are a perfect combination to sooth the soul. The vastness of the ocean helps put life into perspective. The cool water is a refreshing way to invigorate the mind and body. From a visual story perspective, a warm beach occupied with children and families in happy-mode are great complements to colorful details such as umbrellas, beach toys and breaking surf.

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