030118: Two From Maine

The northernmost coast of Maine (oddly enough known as “Down East” Maine) is a rocky coast with an occasional sandy beach cropping up. Jasper Beach, home of a billion billion stones, is one of them. And it is great fun to visit.

One of my visits yielded two distinctly different series of images that I have for you today. The first seven images focus on the beach sands and the other seven on the rock walls that surround. As you will plainly see, each is a vastly different series – all within a “stone’s throw!”

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Part Two – The Rocky Walls.

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Found on the beach, this last little oddity is a piece of kelp that wrapped itself around a rock and dried into a mold of the rock. An odd but certainly interesting new object.

Thanks for the visit.

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0820: Maine Rocks

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I’m just back from a week on the Maine coast, an absolutely stunning setting. Point the camera or, better yet, point your gaze in any direction and it’s instant visual nirvana.

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My camera focused on the rocks – all the rocks from paving stones…

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…to art on the beach…

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…even to an abandoned granite quarry.

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But it was the shore rocks, the rock formations that meet the ocean, that left me awestruck!

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I’m not the first person to have discovered their beauty.

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I certainly won’t be the last.

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But I do find them compelling.

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Many more to come in the weeks ahead.

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And the trees often grow over and around the rock bluffs creating amazing root systems.

Thanks for the visit.