Thank you for scrolling down this far. Most the images towards the bottom are newer, or, old time favorites of mine .
The beach culture has a style, a vibe, that is people based for sure. I think it is grand to photograph the quiet lonely beaches of SD County, but the truth of the matter, seldom is that seen in the summer months. Second, people come down to the sea to celebrate. It is a joyful event for families and individuals to sink the hours in, and go home with a little salt on them. I do thank those who have endorsed this 'Coast Loco' page on this site. I really have enjoyed creating my own vision of beach culture and fashion - by altering ,layering, and applying the absurd.
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‘Coast Loco’ is beach specific series derived from seemingly mundane trips to the sand and collecting unremarkable pictures in volume. Later, the ploy becomes compositing interesting parts into a new whole, creating a beach culture fueled with madness and mass. That residual is what I am after though. Absurdity is something we can both laugh with, and at ourselves. Lol!
John Linthurst - Oceanside California. email@example.com
Portrait of the artist with his portrait
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'Coast Loco' consists of San Diego area beaches.
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See some of these in person at
ART N Soul - Encinitas
Adore Gallery Botique - Carlsbad
Nort Coast Gallery - Carlsbad
You have wandered into the surf shop.
No worries, it is all part of Coast Loco
John Linthurst c-2019
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