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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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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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Stumped – Meteghan Centre Beach

Today was my wife’s birthday. We went for a long drive up the coast and back. I allowed her to choose today’s picture and she chose this image of a stump, buried in the sand at Meteghan Centre beach, in … Continue reading

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The Brook – Spectacle Lake

Spectacle Lake is the source of the Beaver River. The water flows from Spectacle Lake to Cedar Lake via this stream, known locally simply as “the brook.” Almost 200 years ago my ancestors damed this spot to build up pressure … Continue reading

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Breakwater – Sandford

This massive stone breakwater protects the little fishing harbour of Sandford, just outside Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Sony A-900 – Sigma 24-70mm – f 2.8 – 70mm – ISO 200 – f16 – 1/200.

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Island in a Sea of Red

This pile of rocks was created when the field was originally cleared for farming. Many years later nature has been taking over and the natural acidity of the soil is allowing the field to become a wild blueberry barren, with … Continue reading

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Rock and Ripples – Spectacle Lake

This is the first year in the twelve years we have lived here that the small lakes in the region have remained almost consistently ice free. To be sure, the water temperature is hovering around freezing, but wave action, sunshine … Continue reading

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The Tunnel – Hebron

Less than twenty metres downstream from the Hebron dam, an often raging torrent of water must pass under Nova Scotia Highway One. In order to do this, a classic, arched stone tunnel was constructed. To say that this end of … Continue reading

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Hebron Dam

The Hebron dam was built to power the HH Crosby Shoe Company factory, a large facility that could produce shoes at a rate of a thousand pairs a day. The factory was destroyed by fire in 1946. The land was … Continue reading

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Angry Surf – Port Maitland Beach

The high winds of the last few days have created high seas in the Bay of Fundy. These seas are now crashing on the shore, creating large swathes of surf along the beaches. Here at Port Maitland beach they are … Continue reading

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