When you’ve spent so much time working in mixed media and collage, there is something so refreshing about scenes jumping directly from real life into your camera.


It was a partly cloudy August day when we drove from Provincetown to Harwich Port. We were in no hurry and had no schedule – we decided we’d simply stop and explore whatever bits of Cape Cod seemed interesting as we meandered back from the outermost edge of the Atlantic. As it turns out, all the bits of Cape Cod are lovely and interesting, so we did quite a bit of stopping.


Once such place was Marconi Beach, where the view from the top of the dunes is breathtaking – both literally and figuratively, on a windy day. The water temperature on this day was 59 degrees, but there were still some hardy souls braving the waves. I loved how the colors of the sea melted into the sky: depending on the light, the horizon would, on occasion, very nearly disappear.


I could have photographed from this spot all day, but the rest of the Cape was calling our name, so we continued on…