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Along the Stream – 3 May 2014

The trout might not have been biting, but I didn’t come home empty-handed. Skunk Cabbage is coming along nicely, the mosses and ferns are green and the tree buds are finally starting to break. Sony DSC-RX100 – Zeiss Vario-Sonnar – 28mm – … Continue reading

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Foggy Day Walk

  Weeks of rain, wind and fog may not be good for the garden, but for the photographer it spells opportunity. Sony A-900 – Sigma 17-24mm 2.8 – 17mm – ISO 200 – f6.7 – 1/1,500

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Secret Places

As children we all cherished and carefully concealed secret places where we could go to be alone or act out important fantasies. How many of us are fortunate enough to retain these places, or even find new ones as we … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom – AF Theriault and Son

I was accused recently of not taking enough pictures of people… and it’s true. Then again, a lot of nature and landscape photographers shy away from people in their shots. Taking a good picture of someone is surprisingly difficult. Getting … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Sea Vista – Cape Saint Mary’s

I have been fortunate to travel extensively around the world, and I’ve lived in four Canadian provinces. I’ve seen the Laurentians, the Great Lakes, Northern Ontario, the Prairies and the Rockies. I’ve visited the frigid high Arctic, scorching deserts and … Continue reading

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Two Old Girls

The inshore lobster fishery is a harsh, inglorious, hands-on, traditional business. These two battered old girls may have seen better days, but they are still pressed into service and do their bit. Built as plank-on-frame, wooden boats, they’ve been sheathed … Continue reading

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Bow Thruster – AF Theriault & Son

Bow thrusters give ship’s captains much greater control over their vessels when manoeuvring in tight quarters, often eliminating the need for a tug. They are installed in tubes, running right through the bow of a ship from one side to … Continue reading

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Driving Surf – Saulnierville

High winds, driving up the Gulf of Maine and Saint Mary’s Bay created high waves. Coupled with high tides present at the full moon, there was lots of breaking surf to photograph today. Sony A-900 – Sigma 17 – 24mm … Continue reading

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The Business End – Lady Melissa

This giant propeller, in it’s shielded tunnel moves the massive purse seiner, Lady Melissa through the harsh waters of the Gulf of Maine and North Atlantic ocean as she seeks her prey in the lucrative commercial fishery off the shores … Continue reading

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