Surf – Mavillette Beach

Daily Image - 13 March 2012 - Surf - Mavillette Beach

Mavillette beach is a large, horseshoe-shaped, sand beach with an extremely gradual slope into the sea. Coupled with the extremely high tides of the Bay of Fundy it means that when the tide’s out there’s many acres of pure sand to walk on or play with, and when the tide’s in all that warm sand transfers all that heat to the usually cold water, making wading and swimming a delight. Mavillette beach is usually quite calm, but when the wind starts to blow up the Bay, the swells build up and some nice surf forms.

Mavillette beach is a protected Provincial Park located at the entrance to Saint Mary’s Bay, near the tiny fishing village of Cape Saint Mary’s, in Clare, Digby County, Nova Scotia.

Sony A-900 – Tamron 70 – 200mm f2.8 – ISO 320 – 200mm – f16 – 1/125.

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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1 Response to Surf – Mavillette Beach

  1. sandi Gargano says:

    This is beautiful! I especially love the stories.

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