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Early Morning Calm

For as long as I can remember I’ve wanted to live by the sea. I love watching the waves come crashing in. I love the calming sound of the ocean and I particularly love being out by the water right after sunrise. The sea is calm, there’s no one around except maybe a fisherman or two. Boats tied up by the docks are bobbing up and down. This one particular early morning in Bar Harbor fit the bill perfectly.

The only thing missing was Jessica Fletcher cycling down the street a la Murder She Wrote. Here I go dating myself again. Ah come on…didn’t you want to live in Cabot Cove?

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Bar harbor, Maine, pier, dock, boats, water, travel photography

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38 responses

  1. NIce shot, Edith. And I remember Murder She Wrote.

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    August 22, 2012 at 7:51 am

  2. Great shot and yes it does look peaceful, the sea is why I love my job so much.

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    August 22, 2012 at 7:53 am

  3. so beautiful… Thank you dear Edith Levy, love, nia

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    August 22, 2012 at 8:02 am

  4. Edith, great shot of that area of Bar Harbor. Definitely a peaceful place to be early in the morning! And by the way, I remember Murder She Wrote. It wasn’t that long ago was it?

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    August 22, 2012 at 8:03 am

  5. Oh to live by the sea! I like the painterly feel this has, adds a little extra serenity.

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    August 22, 2012 at 8:58 am

  6. Great shot and alovely place – not just a good crime movie could have this as a setting but also a romantic movie… 😉

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    August 22, 2012 at 9:10 am

  7. Len

    Wonderfully composed and processed Edith. I remember that show and even stayed in the B&B that served as her home in the television show.

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    August 22, 2012 at 9:28 am

  8. chrisnitz

    Man those are some old ass rickety boats!

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    August 22, 2012 at 9:33 am

  9. Jim Nix

    great shot and I do remember that show but it’s been a while! 🙂

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    August 22, 2012 at 12:25 pm

  10. This is what coastal Maine is all about. Nicely done.

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    August 22, 2012 at 1:02 pm

  11. That looks so good enlarged, Edith. They always used to say that the Brits liked the sea because we were an island nation. Clearly not really true if Canadians like it too! There is something special about being by the sea – time I got back to it. Great image.

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    August 22, 2012 at 1:44 pm

  12. Uh oh. I know all about Jessica Fletcher, so I think I’ve just dated myself here! 🙂 What a beautiful image, Edith, you’ve really captured all the character of the setting just perfectly here!

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    August 22, 2012 at 6:00 pm

  13. Rich McPeek

    Love this shot Edith! Great painterly processing! I grew up on the Great Lakes. While it’s not the sea, I sure do miss them and being near and on the water.

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    August 22, 2012 at 9:32 pm

  14. Beautiful image, Edith. Ah yes! My wife telecommutes and Murder She Wrote is one of her favorite background noises while working at the computer. The wonders of Netflix 🙂

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    August 23, 2012 at 12:20 pm

  15. What a beautiful shot Edith! Love the processing!

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    August 23, 2012 at 8:17 pm

  16. Beautiful photo. Love it.

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    August 24, 2012 at 2:02 pm

  17. Wonderful work!

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    August 24, 2012 at 4:48 pm

  18. Beautiful peaceful scene Edith! I agree with the other comments about the painterly quality. Looks great!

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    August 24, 2012 at 11:39 pm

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    Hope, you have fun! Thank you for sharing your works!

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    August 26, 2012 at 6:45 pm

  21. Gabriel | 加百利

    Awesome photograph, love the post production!

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    August 30, 2012 at 3:40 pm

  22. a beautiful image

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    September 7, 2012 at 7:56 am

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