Just because you’re shooting at the beach doesn’t signify that you’re only restricted to the beach! Typically, you’re not likely to be the only one on the beach whenever you’re shooting. You’re likely to the beach.
A small bird stands on a cairn, a pile of round stones, at Shi Shi Beach, Olympic National Park, Washington Cairns are markers for hiking paths. I try to place figurative cairns in my life so that if I were to get lost I might be able to find my way.