Photo Of The Week:Boardwalk Empire

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The walkway to the Gazebo at Duck, destroyed by Hurricane Irene more than five years ago, is back in business, though this was as far as I could get given the rather formidable chain blocking access.   I suspect the owners now rent it out.  The walkway connects to the Duck Boardwalk which runs along the coast of Currituck Sound for perhaps a mile or so. The late afternoon sun coupled with the perspective made for a rather interesting shot with a wide angle lens. So what has been a roosting place for Seagulls is now ready for humans, but as with most things now, it’s pay to play.  Nikon D800E Camera. 18-35 mm lens. Thanks for the look and have a great week ahead

 

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Photo Of The Day: Sea Oats at Sunrise

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I’ve taken dozens of shots of these Sea Oats which grow on the barrier dune right next to the walkway down to the beach at Southern Shores.   This was taken after a  storm which explains all the debris on the beach. It proved again the old adage that the best sunrises come after nasty weather.   I recall helping this shot along a bit by using a warming filter which really plays to the warm yellow rays of the sun.   As always, thanks for the look which is better when you click on the photograph.  Have a wonderful evening.