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Wine Harbour

Wine Harbour

My daughter Hilary and I ended up in Wine Harbour at the end of a day spent driving around with our cameras. It was late in the afternoon when we arrived. I had a vague idea of where I wanted to go after a blog reader sent me a link to Facebook showing a photo she took (thank you Shelley). It showed the wharf from an angle I hadn’t even realized was possible because my previous visit had been in heavy fog. (more…)

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Wharf at sunset, Wine Harbour

I may or may not be alone in this but at the risk of sounding foolish I am going to try to explain something, something I will refer to as: psychological farness. I find when I think of many places in the county I think, “man, that is just so far”, or, “man, that is in the middle of nowhere”, even though, when I look at the kilometers I travel to get to these places it’s not so far at all. Many of the places are not on the way to anywhere else so going there can’t happen in an off-handed or casual way – I must intend to go. I’ve been conditioned all my life to leave Guysborough, travel Route 16 to Monastery and then on to Antigonish or Halifax. Rarely do I have a ‘reason’ to go to Port Hawkesbury and rarely do I have a ‘reason’ to go to Canso or Sherbrooke. When I go to Halifax I always travel the Trans Canada. Again, there is no ‘reason’ to do otherwise. (more…)

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Moonrise at Wine Harbour

Every now and again I am at the right spot at the right time and nice things happen.

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Wine Harbour

There is nothing more important or valuable than spending time with people you care about. If you decide to hike or paddle together then that makes it even better. How you hike or paddle shouldn’t make an ounce of difference so long as you’re focused on enjoying your time together.

So what if you decide to spend the day photographing with someone else? And what if you’re both serious about the images you hope to produce? Do you lose sight of the time together?

Fish on Drumhead wharf

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