This past June I was gifted the opportunity to stay at Olga and Jim's Cape Cod home. For one week, I was up early and out late every day to capture the magic of Cape Cod. With extensive research on the surrounding, I set out to capture perhaps a different view of this famed land. Captivated by the light, I sought out compositions that evoke solitude, peace and simplicity. I often walked one to two miles each way across sand dunes and beaches to capture the moment.
View the Cape Cod and National Seashore collection
Even with the best planning, sometimes things go awry. My last night resulted in being rescued by 911 Provincetown and the National Park Service. Research showed that it was a 20 minute walk from the parking sand lot to Race Point Light. For me it was about an hour and a half on the unmarked trail through sand and marsh grass. By the time I found the lighthouse sunset was falling fast. I found my best composition and attempted to out race (no pun intended) the sun as it was blocked by the dunes to return to the sand lot. Not able to find my foot prints or anyone else’s I found a higher ground on the dunes and was guided to call 911. Miraculously the cell phone had reception and two hours later I was on the road home. Hopefully the image above was worth it.
Honored to have two of my owl images selected to be included in the current exhibit at Bonnet House Museum and Gardens, a historical treasure in South Florida, in the Welcome Center. Top to bottom: Barred Owl, photographed in the Everglades and Burrowing Owl, a threatened species in Florida, was photographed at Brian Piccolo Park. Both are ready to hang measuring 12" x 12" on metal.
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