Photos from the 2019 Sail Portsmouth Parade of Sails
Few things are more American than a parade – and the Parade of Sails, kicking off the 2019 Sail Portsmouth Tall Ship Festival was no exception. Here’s a sampling of our collection of photos from the event. View the full gallery by clicking the link at the bottom of the post.
Celebrating America’s Independence with the Firework’s Bang
After a warm summer day filled with hot dogs and watermelon, parades and performances; Americans gather together en mass along lakeside beaches, municipal sports fields and picturesque river fronts in anxious anticipation of the booming barrage to come. As the last tendrils of daylight blend into the growing blue-black expanse of twilight, a single, solitary flare blazes a vertical trail into the sky, signaling the start of the fireworks display.
A Walk Down Summer’s Memory Lane – Sail Portsmouth 2019
With Memorial Day marking the official unofficial start to summer here in The States, we thought it would be a perfect time to share some of our favorite memories from summers-gone-by as we look ahead to all this summer may have in store. Today, we’ll be looking back at last year’s Sail Portsmouth tall ships festival as we look forward to this summer’s event, featuring the CGC Eagle – a ship I haven’t seen in New Hampshire since I was a young child.
We’ve hit a seasonal milestone here in Florida – one that is unique to photographers and glass-wearers that inevitably signals the coming of summer in Florida. This week, while on a shoot, I ventured from inside an air-conditioned Winn-Dixie to the outside, and instantly, my lens fogged up – a sign of the humidity and accompanying heat that comes with a Florida summer. Full disclosure, I do not care for Florida summers – and so for my fellow sufferers, here’s a sampling from our winter collection – a chilly reminder that this too shall pass…
Part Four from our Essence of Summer collection is a bit of a grab bag of photos that didn’t really fit into our other posts, but are images we thought you would enjoy all the same. Above, is a photo of the new Memorial Bridge standing sentry across the then placid Piscatiqua River between Portsmouth, NH and Kittery, ME. Below is one of my all time favorite wildlife photos. The day after the above photo, we went out to Four Tree Island again to shoot the El Galeon, but stumbled upon a flock of migratory arctic turns dive-bombing their prey along the shores of the island. It was truly amazing to watch these birds hover, shoot into the water, and rise up, taking to the air with their meal expertly held in their beaks.
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