Welcome + Scenic Casco Bay

April 02, 2014

Welcome + Scenic Casco Bay

Welcome to my new site, Blue Jay Bay!

I’ve started this blog to share snippets of my creative pursuits. My interests include gardening, cooking, photography, and bird watching, plus I am currently focusing on watercolor painting techniques. In addition, I'll occasionally take on an embroidery or sewing project. I like to dip my toes into many endeavors, and I have various unfinished projects... But that's ok! I am a scientist by training, having studied and worked in the fields of botany, ecology, horticulture, molecular biology, forensic science, cartography, and geospatial sciences. I’m currently a stay-at-home mother to two sweet little girls.

I have chosen to name my creative blog Blue Jay Bay because I love the color blue, I think blue jays are beautiful, and I feel most peaceful when near the water. Plus it rhymes.

Here is a selection of water scenes I have photographed in and around Casco Bay in Maine, in no particular order. They are minimally processed - my editing is limited to contrast and color balancing.

Misty morning on the bay, 8/16/2007; Maine
8/16/2007: Misty morning sunrise on the bay; Casco Bay, Maine
7/14/2011: Moonrise and a lovely reflection over Casco Bay; Chebeague Island, Maine
7/15/2013: Picturesque little cove and island at low tide; Harpswell, Maine
7/18/2013: A seagull nicknamed "Flower Petal" enjoys a rocky perch; Bailey Island, Maine
7/11/2011: Patriotic view off the bow of the CTC ferry; Casco Bay, Maine
7/14/2011: Lovely sun ray striation in the clouds; Chebeague Island, Maine
8/16/2007: Here comes the Maquoit II; Casco Bay, Maine
7/15/2011: Pink moon on the rise, with lovely pink reflection on Casco Bay; Chebeague Island, Maine
7/10/2010: Purple sunset + fog makes for a beautiful scene on Casco Bay; Chebeague Island, Maine
7/23/2011: The sky was grand this morning (our last day on the island for who knows how long); Chebeague Island, Maine
7/15/2010: Strong reflection off the bay; Casco Bay, Maine
8/16/2007: Trying to get my ducks in a row; Casco Bay, Maine
7/4/2009: Rainbow over Crow Island; Chebeague Island, Maine
8/16/2007: Lobster boat on the move on a hazy day on Casco Bay; Casco Bay, Maine
8/16/2007: The sun has risen; Casco Bay, Maine

 

Please note that all images on this site are copyrighted by me. Do not use my images without permission. All images © 2004-2015 Blue Jay Bay.

 





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