I wanted to post a photo from the archive and started going back through the past few months. Despite the recent warm Spring weather, it felt way too early for an image of snow. I ended up at this image taken on December 15th, 21012 at Chandler Hovey Park. I’m pretty sure this was an unseasonable warm Winter day* and I recall taking a photo of the Marblehead Savings Bank menorah a half hour earlier. As the sun set, the clouds suggested a nice sunset was in store and I drove out to the lighthouse to see about capturing […]
On Wednesday January 30th, a strong wind and some great clouds developed in the afternoon and I decided to head out to Chandler Hovey park for some long exposure images. I started off trying to capture the setting sun but the combination of long exposure and wind gusts wasn’t working so well. I took shelter behind one of the rocks near the edge of the harbor and saw this scene before me.
I decided to use the bench as a foreground element and allow the exposure time of 129 seconds to blur the water and add some movement to the […]
Merry Christmas everyone! And could you ask for a more festive scene than Marblehead Lighthouse lit up with lights? I was out shooting at sunset on Sunday night and, when the lights faded, decided to head out to Chandler Hovey Park to photography the lighthouse lit up for the season. The park was empty on this cold night and I decided to use the same compositions as […]
Back to the great snows of 2009 for this image of the brick oil house that used to power Marblehead lighthouse. This was taken in mid-January of what would end up being a great year for photos of snow. I remember making my way to Chandler Hovey Park shortly after the snow stopped falling (and the plows made the roads drivable) to capture images of Winter’s best. The lighthouse itself didn’t offer much […]