Today was a hot day. I looked at the forecast and there’s no relief in the nearest future. We went out for a swim. At first to the place that I posted some photo from a few days ago. It’s a very convenient place with changing rooms, a canteen and so on. Not too crowded, considering it’s Sunday. It was very refreshing with a good swim. After that we went out to the ocean … Saints’ Rest Beach, which is a few minutes outside of town. There were a few people wandering along the beach … it was terrific, hardly any wind at all, little wavelets lapping the shore.
Lately, I’ve felt that my photography isn’t going anywhere. I don’t know where it would go, but it’s like I keep shooting the same things over and over. The other day, when we went to Fundy Trail Parkway, I took oodles of pictures, only to find out that they were almost identical to last year’s. Now, that might not be so strange, as there are those look-out places where you stop. When I look at their own webpage I see almost the same pictures as my own. Apart from that, I think it’s the heat that’s causing this loss of inspiration … it’s the same thing with this blog.
At Saints’ Rest, there were little shore birds today … really tiny creatures — they look so fragile with their thin legs. I usually don’t see any birds at all there except a few crows and gulls. Out in the marsh though, there’s sometimes a blue heron hanging around.
So, as I was watching these little guys, trying to get a little closer — at a given signal the all lifted, simultaneously! Even though they were quite spread out, the whole group took off at the same time, out over the ocean. It looked like a swarm…