Abstract comes from Latin abstrahere “to pull away, detach.”
Abstraction pulls away and detaches from the representational and moves into the conceptual.
These were taken at Point Reyes near Chimney Rock. The views are 180° apart, taken within minutes of each other. One looks back toward Drake’s Bay and the hills of the Point Reyes peninsula. The other looks out to sea.
(Nikon D850, Tamron 24-70mm f/2.8 G2.)