Bank Square

Hooper to the Harbor

Marblehead Festival of Arts 2015 People's Choice Award Winner During the Summer of 2014, scaffolding went up around St. Michaels' Church as a new steeple was raised on the building.  I managed to make my way to the top of the scaffolding one August evening with the help of a friend and found this incredible view before me. I was struck by the row of houses along Hooper Street near Bank Square and the proximity of Marblehead Harbor (still filled with boats) as well the nearness of Marblehead Neck and the causeway. This view only existed for the briefest moments in [...]

From the Rooftops – Bank Square and Marblehead Harbor

Time for another entry in the 'From the Rooftops Thursday' theme and back to the cupola of the Jeremiah Lee Mansion.  For this image, I decided to move the camera as close to the window as possible and compose an image of Bank Square seen below and Marblehead Harbor beyond with the sun's light diffused by a large cloud.  This is how my eyes took in the scene and how I envisioned it but for technical reasons, the image needed to be composed of two shots with different focus points. A bit on the technical aspects of the image: This [...]

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