Posts Tagged ‘Marie Joseph’

Main drag, Marie Joseph

The community of Marie Joseph is an interesting place to photograph. Several large boats are hauled up near the road which you can’t help noticing, there is a crane, a derelict ice breaker and many smaller things. It’s quite a concentration of unique stuff for a 300m stretch of rural road. (more…)

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Old fishing boat, Marie Joseph

In October, last year, I photographed this vessel for the first time. My compositions do not differ significantly though I feel the final results are technically superior. The new images are sharper and I wasn’t quite so heavy handed with the processing. Now that I am warm and dry and content I can say, without too much hesitation, that the effort and time invested in the day was made worthwhile because I have these images to show for it. I’m assuming most people will like these boat shots more than the ice breaker or crane. (more…)

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Beach at Fancy Point, Marie Joseph

115 kilometers of chilly morning motorcycle riding took me to a beach near Marie Joseph. This is the same distance that would have taken me to Mabou, New Glasgow or L’Ardoise. For months I wanted to get back there because I thought the beach had some real hiking potential, but the beach is just a beach. I don’t mean that to be negative. It’s a great location with a nice view of the ocean but, unlike Wine Harbour or Tor Bay or Port Bickerton, that’s about it. Many other locations in the county offer enough interest for a full afternoon of walking around while here was rather limited. Your choices are to walk on the beach, or walk on the beach. I walked along a portion to the right but it didn’t lead anywhere. To the left the beach sweeps in a grand arc but I couldn’t see the point of further ‘exploration’. (more…)

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