More Andrews Point from Yesterday 3/12/11

Trying new ways to post photos. This time I made a mistake with Flicker so that the photo is scrunchified in width and relaxes out and pops up in a new window after you click on it . I thought it was kind of weird so I left it that way.

Attempting to capture how the waves really look. Andrews Point has no sand within a mile so the clarity of the water even when waves are pounding is amazing at times. The water is currently at 38 F so the bios are at their nadir too so catching them aqua clear green is easier this time of year. I did punch them up in iPhoto a bit since the sun was not cooperating. Once a year the morning sun gets behind a cloud but lights up the waves as if they glow from within. The sun only does this when my camera is in my closet.

I was down on the edge since there was a nice fat seal lolling in the waves when I arrived. I thought it would be cool to snap a photo of her but as I whipped out the camera she winked and dove. They can hold their breath for 15 minutes and so I waited.  I think she may have been snickering miles away by the time I gave up.

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  • Very col Paul. What did you use to take those pics?

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  • I agree. Beautiful colors, especially the green on the last one. Did you color enhance these somehow?

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  • That bottom shot is amazing, Paul! I couldn’t believe the greens in the water colors yesterday!

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  • Dini (Loiacano) Favazza

    Hi Joey,
    I just wanted to let you know, I enjoy your photographs of the water, waves
    and boats. I’m from Gloucester but live in Delaware, I look forward to GMG sooo
    much. Keep up the good work.
    Thank You, Dini

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  • Great shots Paul. I love the scrunched one. The colors that day were amazing – and it was such a spring tease day.

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  • I love the middle photo – with the pools of water within the rocks – GOOD JOB

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  • I love the first one. They are all beautiful but that first one is a stunner.

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  • I’ll throw in a fun fact on the first shot. There are two navigation buoys in the photo demarcating the opposite ends of the submerged breakwater. In a small boat you can usually cut a buoy by 20-30 feet and be OK but the breakwater really goes right up to these markers and cutting them you might lose a prop at low tide.

    On the very right edge of the photo is red number 2 nun flashing every four seconds marking the end of Avery Ledge which marks the southern end.

    The green number 3 can with gong is in the center of the photo but it marks the northern end of the breakwater. Right at the left end of the above water part is a dog leg turn to that buoy.

    The breakwater is massive but most is not completed and underwater.

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  • gorgeous shots, thanks for sharing!

    jenn

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  • Wonderful shots, Paul. I’m saving them for my art folder on “wave action.”
    Also enjoyed your buoy info.

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  • scrunchified is a beautiful word!

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