Aside from Jamaica Pond, the place I spend the most time walking and looking and shooting, is Woods Hole most often in the off season. We went last weekend, a combination of getting the place ready for summer rentals and relaxation.
I haven’t been there since last November and, as we went on many of our favorite walks, I was seeing somewhat familiar scenes through somewhat different eyes. The edge of Jamaica Pond was transformed into the edge of the water at Nobska Beach or tide pools among the rocks near Gansett.
It was an exhilarating experience - seeing new images in familiar settings. I’m not sure but I think these new images, one of which you are looking at, have a place in my “pond edge” portfolio - visually if not intellectually.
This is still new - I’m still processing the zillion images from that weekend - and I need to think about how they fit in with my work. We’ll see…