Your shopping cart is empty.
Feb 13, 2019
This winter has been a difficult one. Too much snow, you ask? Nope. Too cold? Not really. It's just been so incredibly unphotogenic! We'll get a snow storm, but it will turn to rain by the end of the storm, leaving an ugly, slushy mess in its wake. This has happened multiple times. We've had no sea smoke this year, as we had last year during a particularly cold three week stretch, and we've had none of those snows that start at night and are gone by morning, leaving a winter wonderland behind. All we have is a fairly dead, brown, muddy landscape. But I was itching to get out and shoot.
So a couple of weeks ago, I decided I'd head down east to Lubec, with hopes that the weather would bless me with some fresh snow. I had visions of that candy-cane striped lighthouse, with a powdered sugar-like blanket of snow as the sun rose to the east. As I planned the trip, the weather report looked promising. The day I planned to arrive, initial reports showed 1-3 inches of snow falling. Unfortunately, as the trip got closer the report changed. While the temperatures were going to be cold, and there would be considerable wind, there would be no snow.
I was determined to make the best of it, so I hoped there'd be some ice somewhere, or at the very least I'd get some amazing light. My first morning there, I rose at about 3:30am. Milky Way season is just beginning, and it was supposed to start rising around 4am. I made my way to Quoddy Head State Park and headed to a spot I thought would be good for the Milky Way. It was bitter cold- about 14 degrees with a 10mph wind. I was bundled up and felt pretty good, but the Milky Way stood me up. I used two different apps to pinpoint its location, but it wasn't to be found. With sunrise about 2 hours away, I made do with trying to shoot starry skies, but I was disappointed in most of those shots. One can be seen here.
As the sun started to rise, and I could see more of the landscape, I started to find opportunities. There was ice all over the rocky shoreline, and with the warm light radiating from the sun, I decided to take full advantage. I scrambled around on the rocks for the next two hours, in the cold, and made several photos. I only fell on my ass once (the camera and lens didn't touch the ground thankfully), and other than the cold wind, it was a beautiful morning. As I was walking out of the park, I came across one other hearty photographer who had driven up from Pennsylvania and was photographing the lighthouse. We spoke for a few moments before we both opted for warmer environs. I decided breakfast was in order, and headed to HD's Shore Thing, a great place the locals meet for breakfast every day it seems. It was the perfect way to end the start of my day!
This presence of this badge signifies that this business has officially registered with the Art Storefronts Organization and has an established track record of selling art.
It also means that buyers can trust that they are buying from a legitimate business. Art sellers that conduct fraudulent activity or that receive numerous complaints from buyers will have this badge revoked. If you would like to file a complaint about this seller, please do so here.
This website provides a secure checkout with SSL encryption.
The Art Storefronts Organization has verified that this Art Seller has published information about the archival materials used to create their products in an effort to provide transparency to buyers.
Only museum quality metal, canvas, and 100% acid-free papers are used for my prints, to create archival prints and reproductions that will display beautifully in your home or office.
This is only visible to you because you are logged in and are authorized to manage this website. This message is not visible to other website visitors.
Click on any Image to continue
The above preview shows how to use the live preview on this website. The image displayed is just an example, and is not available for sale.
This means you can use the camera on your phone or tablet and superimpose any piece of art onto a wall inside of your home or business.
To use this feature, Just look for the "Live Preview AR" button when viewing any piece of art on this website!
Below, select which favorite lists you would like to save this product into.
SAVE 20% ON YOUR FIRST ORDER!
Enter your email below and we'll email you a 20% OFF Coupon right now!
This offer is valid for NEW CUSTOMERS only!