On June 30th, I had gone out to shoot both the sunrise and sunset. For the latter, I had decided on the pier at the Pleon Yacht Club and kept looking in front of me (towards Abbot Hall) and behind me (at the Eastern Yacht Club) as the sun dipped lower in the sky. At this point, the sun was casting a perfect golden glow over the EYC and I captured this frame just as a small group was taking the launch out to their boat moored in the harbor.
After photographing the cannon firing at sunset from the Corinthian Yacht Club, I headed back to where I had parked on Corinthian Lane and marveled at the remaining colors of sunset as they slowly faded over Marblehead harbor. I setup the camera to capture this scene and the great solitary cloud formation at the edge of the frame when I noted the launch setting out from the Corinthian Yacht Club. I quickly adjusted my settings and captured the added element of people in this landscape scene which ended up being my favorite capture of the set. Hope you agree.
This will serve a bit as a 'where I started' post. As many of you know, we moved to Marblehead in May 2008 so that I could start work as an Allergist at the Asthma and Allergy Affiliates in Salem and Danvers. We had just gotten here from Washington, DC where I had been working and moved to a rental house off Village street. My wife had found the house and I had only seen it once. On this night, one of the very first spent here, I witnessed the first of many beautiful sunsets. As it began to take [...]