Here on the north coast, a nice sunny summer afternoon can turn to gloomy mist in a matter of minutes. This shot was taken on Woodly Island, looking at the Eureka waterfront, which is shrouded in fog as a late-returning boat slowly cruises into berth.
The shot perfectly captured the tranquil hush that descends on the Eureka waterfront in the foggy evenings here. Sounds and lights become dim and muffled; and visibility can drop to a mere few yards. Any old-time Humboldteer can agree; it wouldn’t be home without it.