Vol XVIII – #46 – Meggen’s Monday

Vol XVIII - #45 - A Sunny Mother's Day
Vol XVIII - #47 - A Foggy Day In Leland Town
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People gather to welcome the Joy back to port (mayflies also near the river in great numbers)

It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood. Photos of the Joy taken Sunday as the captain and crew returned from setting nets.


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Wind ruffles the surface near Whaleback




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Well, well, well — the beautiful blues in today’s photographs remind me of the strange fact that very few things in nature are actually blue, as I’m sure you remember from freshman physics. 🙂 Sunlight, of course, contains all colors (wavelengths) of light, which combine to produce white. But air and water are actually colorless, and they (and whaleback) appear to be blue because of the greater scattering of the shorter (bluer) wavelengths of the sunlight. Speaking of blue, a bluebird’s feathers are colorless — gray. They, too, “structurally” reflect more of the shorter (blue) wavelengths of light so that… Read more »