We have now updated our website. The site has a new format to make it easier to navigate on mobile devices and our photos are now displayed larger.
There is lots of new work to see in our portfolio section including a new section titled “Sand and Tides” and we have several new series. We […]
Edit: Looking back on our previous photos, we think it is likely that the geotextile containers were ripped by the machines used to add sand and not by the storms.
We went to the geotextile containers late this evening after being told that they had ripped. The have ripped in one section and in others […]
Our final comparative post is now up on Nantucket Erosion. These are photos taken from the end of the bluff walk to the geotextile containers. The photos are posted in pairs, the first of the pair was taken on January 11, 2015 and the second on January 28, 2015.
You can see more and larger […]
A full blog post will have to wait till tomorrow evening. We finally got our power back on but need some rest. We have a lot to say about what we saw today on the bluff and will report in full tomorrow. Here are a couple of shots from today.
We are expecting high winds this afternoon and night coming from the southeast. I made a trip in the rain this morning and will go again after the high winds to assess the situation.
More and larger photos are on Nantucket Erosion.
There is a saying among those who love the outdoor life – “Take only photographs, leave only footprints”. What will your legacy be on Nantucket? Will you leave its shores in their natural, wild state or will you forever change our beaches to try to save what can’t be saved?
How we would love […]
They didn’t use our photos after all! Sorry for the false alarm.
NBC Nightly News, Sunday Edition will use some of our photographs of Sankaty Bluff in a feature on climate change airing Sunday, September 21, 2014. The broadcast will be at 6:30 pm est.
We drove past the Carnival at the fairgrounds to a favorite stretch of beach last night. Dirck had only taken the time after dinner to pull off his boots and grab his fishing rod. It’s always a pleasure in the summer to find a quiet beach to enjoy after navigating traffic and crowds all day. […]
I was told, after a recent Conservation Commission Meeting, that my love for the eroding bluff was like that of someone who liked dilapidated buildings. I was surprised at this as it’s hard for me to contemplate that some people don’t see Sankaty’s natural beauty. I realize that we will not agree and I accept […]
The March blizzard is five days gone, and while erosion of the Sankaty geotextile container installation continues, it’s the bluff itself that attracts our attention. One might think that the sand poured on its face has slowed its decay, as the visible areas of run-off are at the edges of the plumes and the impressive erosion […]
The difficulties of home ownership on Baxter Road are well documented, but there are other stories being told at Sankaty; ones of creation long before the current destruction, ones of great movement of the foundation of our island before the moving of summer houses, ones of marine life 100,000 years before seaside holidays.
Over the […]
We would like to announce our new website. We have updated all the galleries and included a new gallery called Waves. You can advance the photographs in the galleries with the arrows or with your mouse scroll wheel. If you are on a mobile device, you can swipe to advance.
Dirck and I went to Smith’s Point today. It was a brisk day with beautiful Nantucket light. We made a slideshow of bigger images you can see here – Click to View Slideshow
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