Posts Tagged ‘rocks’

Photo Friday: Majestic Birds

June 2, 2017

This time of the year is perfect for capturing snowy egrets, and one finally got close enough for me to get a great shot.  If you’ve ever tried to shoot these birds, and ended up with a white blob, the secret is to under expose it by one stop; it makes all the difference.

Majestic Snowy Egret

Photo Friday: The Last Heron

November 11, 2016

Every Spring we get a visit from migrating herons and egrets, which I enjoy photographing.  These beautiful birds stay through the Summer, and head back South during the Fall, when the weather gets colder.

This week I had the privilege of seeing, what I believe, to be the last hold out, before it leaves for warmer climates.  I left space to convey its lonely state, and the rocks to provide a little balance.  I also love the way the ripples played with its reflection.

the-last-heron

Photo Friday: Living by a Rocky Coast

March 20, 2015

The great thing about living in South Portland, Maine is the photo opportunities I get involving lighthouses, forest, ocean life, and my proximity to its rocky coastline.

Today’s picture was taken this morning, at Spring Point, which is one block from my house.  It is high tide, and the rocks disappear into the water.  For those who have never been here, this is a part of Willard beach, next to the Southern Maine Community College campus.

rocky coast

Water on the Rocks

March 28, 2012

Maine is known for it’s lobster, blueberries, and having the longest rocky coastline in the US.  I took this picture to represent that.

Day 53: Contemplation

February 15, 2012

Contemplation

 

I watch the waves

Crash with force

Into the rocks,

And yet I find the

Noise peaceful.