After a long photo expedition in the Smoky Mountains, I headed for the South Carolina coast. I hiked about seven miles looking for interesting driftwood to photograph, but I also discovered this rather striking shack along the beachline. Many years of coastal erosion left the shack uninhabitable, along with the piles of wood remains of other structures that have long since fallen. I returned here a number of times in different light, until one day I caught a lucky break. The afternoon sun lit up the the structure, while a thunderstorm quickly formed in the background.