For my father

An adaptation of my photograph from 1969 in Pelican Bay, Santa Cruz Island, California.  Santa Barbara 20 miles away on the horizon.  Every weekend we would come, my teenage friends and I, in my father’s 29 ft. sailboat, SEA COLT.  We brought half the food we needed and spent the rest of the day in […]

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Lord Nelson’s Sunset

I have had a lot of discussion about this image in my Caribbean gallery so I am going to elaborate more on it.  I did an exploratory trip of the Caribbean in 1978 on an old 1930’s schooner for six weeks.  I traveled from the Grenadines to Antigua.  May 15, 1978 was the first time […]

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The Canadian Maritimes

Image at left: Anchored off Norris Point, in Gros Morne National Park on the northwest coast of Newfoundland, +49° 30′ 36.70″N, -57° 53′ 11.19″W, we are greeted by amazing light of the morning sun.  A lone Zodiac driver waits for his call to duty on the side of the ship.  Meanwhile, he/she was the perfect […]

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St. John’s to Halifax

Commentary on blogging:  It is best done when traveling alone.  That said, I’ll do a paragraph to get from St. John’s Newfoundland to Halifax, Nova Scotia where we will arrive in about 10 hours.  Ramea Islands were rainy, foggy and interesting, but not very special insofar as photography of my interests.  Gros Morne was wonderful, […]

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Quatorze Juillet (Bastille Day)

I am heading to France in a month.  Well, not the motherland, but one of the last vestiges of her colonial past, the isles de la Collectivité territoriale de Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon.  These small islands are the only remnants of the empire of New France that extended from Newfoundland to the Rocky Mountains.  Along the way I’ll […]

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