Spring Fields and Digby Neck

Daily Image - 28 February 2012 - Spring Field and Digby Neck

The Bay of Fundy is essentially a flooded rift valley. During the Jurassic Period, fiery lava fountains spread over the red sandstones, cooling into layer after layer of dark basaltic rock. Today, this can be seen along the southern side of the Bay of Fundy as today’s North Mountain on Digby Neck. During the late Tertiary Period, sea level rose and the previous coastline was drowned, forming distinctive coastal features such as the Bay of Fundy and St. Mary’s Bay.

It’s early spring and the fields are yet to start to turn green. But the waiting fields, the blue waters of St Mary’s Bay and Sandy Cove, off in the distance on Digby Neck combine to produce a pleasing image.

Sony A-900 – Sigma 24-70mm – f 2.8 – 35mm – ISO 200 – f6.7 – 1/1000.


About gerrycurry

Gerry Curry was educated at Toronto’s Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology, where he received a diploma in Fine Arts - Photography. Gerry is a certified Apple Computer Systems Engineer by profession and as an independent consultant has worked with the graphic arts and pre-press industry, both in south-western Ontario and Nova Scotia, Canada, for over 26 years. He has been at the forefront of digital imaging from its inception. Gerry teaches primary computer systems maintenance, advanced colour calibration and colour management courses for graphic design, digital fine art and photography students as well as professionals. For several years, in the 80's he was an annual guest lecturer on user-based computer maintenance at the Rochester Institute of Technology - College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. Gerry now lives on the southwestern tip of Nova Scotia, close to Yarmouth, where he shares 30 acres close to the sea with his wife Nancy and their English and Welsh Springer Spaniels. Gerry enjoys tinkering with computers, working his dogs, flyfishing, writing and of course, photography.
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One Response to Spring Fields and Digby Neck

  1. Gregory Jamieson says:

    Looking across to East Ferry with Long Island to the left and the Neck to the right. A familiar scene for Sue and but very seldom on Feb. 28th. Strange winter indeed.


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