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Elaine Scarry wrote: "We make a mistake, says Seamus Heaney, if, driving down a road between wind and water, overwhelmed by what we see, we assume we will see "it" better if we stop the car. It is there in the passage."
I can agree; driving across the bay or inland waterway the view is often awesome--in its very moving along. But this view doesn't leave much room for photography, which necessarily freezes a single moment in that passage. I find photography does offer us something special in its taking one moment out to let us savor it, contemplate, now and later.
These two photographs were "frozen" in St Petersburg, on the waterfront.
Surfing and paddle boarding in water temperature 60 degrees, wind chill 45 degrees, 12 foot waves: brave souls or foolish people. Florida in January.