Prologue: Sea and Sky

Photographer Eirik Johnson captures the landscapes, seascapes, and communities of South Beach, Washington.

All photographs and audio by Eirik Johnson. 

Walking Towards the Jetty

Click above to hear the sounds of South Beach, Washington.


Westport Jetty, Westport, WA, September 2020

Grays Harbor Lighthouse, Westport, WA, July 2020

Off of North Cove, WA, July 2020
Westhaven State Park, Westport, WA, July 2020

Elk River Estuary, WA, September 2020

Willapa Bay, WA, July 2020
Grayland, WA, July 2020

Wetlands near Ocosta, WA, September 2020

Westhaven State Park, Westport, WA, July 2020
Westport, WA, September 2020

Pelagic goose barnacles, North Cove, WA, July 2020

Commercial Fishing Fleet, Westport, WA, September 2020

Search and Rescue Operation, Westhaven State Park, Westport, WA, July 2020

Looking West over the new forest from the Grays Harbor Lighthouse, Westport, WA, July 2020

The Road to Tokeland, WA, September 2020

Laidlow, WA, September 2020

Westport, WA, September 2020

Westport, WA, September 2020

Westport, WA, September 2020

Cranberry Farm pump house, Grayland, WA, September 2020
Cranberry Farm pump house, Grayland, WA, September 2020

View across Half Moon Bay towards Westport, WA, September 2020

Pelicans above Point Chehalis, Westhaven State Park, WA, September 2020

Biographies

Eirik Johnson

is a Seattle-based photographer. He has exhibited his work nationally at spaces including the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, and the Aperture Foundation in New York. His photographic documentation Sawdust Mountain (Aperture, 2009) addresses the complicated relationship between the Olympic Peninsula region’s landscape, the industries that rely upon natural resources, and the communities they support.

The views expressed here are those of the authors only and do not reflect the position of The Architectural League of New York.