After being caught up in to too much daily busyness, I finally got over to Moonlight Beach a day. The camera accompanied me prepared to shoot closeup. Beautiful day with with just a touch too much sun.
Here is one of the unedited images:
The problems are obvious: too dark and too much clutter. With a little work in Camera Raw, this is what resulted:
Now the reasons why I took the picture become apparent: textures, lines, and shapes. At least three textures are apparent. There are two parallel lines formed diagonally by the shapes. Colors work well together.