I went for a walk on the hurricane wall the other day, hoping to get some shots of winter ducks, but you never get what you set out for (at least in my case, maybe not if you’re Art Wolfe!), and instead I wound up taking photographs of the rock textures and shadows and shells. The sea gulls like to drop clams on the stone wall, and the broken shells eventually drift into the rocks’ curves and grooves, which makes for nice abstract images. It’s also good practice in terms of correct exposure, since it ranges from very dark all the way to very light.
These two are my favorites: