Category Archives: digital

Spring Break…..

I just returned from Spring Break with the family. While the weather forecast for the week had looked great, at the last minute it turned cold, too cold for me to want to get out of bed early, put on … Continue reading

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Southern Glossary…..

Southern Glossary is a web-based magazine about Southern art, performance, documentary, and advocacy. A while ago I contributed photos from my The Colors of Clamming portfolio to their Instagram site. Four of them made it into the winter print edition … Continue reading

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Southern Glossary…..

Last week I posted to/curated the Southern Glossary Instagram site. This morning the editor posted a nice recap of my posts and comments on the SG website. I think they did a great job and it’s worth a visit.

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The Colors of Clamming….

Wesley winching up clam bags while Jeffrey is hosing them down to get all the mud and sand off the clams and bags; Brett in back emptying the bags into orange-red plastic buckets. Watching this evolution is like watching a … Continue reading

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Working Offshore…

 Jeffrey, Wesley and Brett hauling clams on board and washing and stowing them.    

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Then and Now…

  Diana and her sister wrestling a large and very heavy bag of clams onto their bird-dog in 2004. Diana’s boat was one of the earler ones to adopt the cut-out transom which made it far easier to get the … Continue reading

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Going To Work….

 Early Friday Morning        

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Clam Belt….

 Wesley getting ready to spread clam belt on Gulf bottom. I left this one in color because I am fascinated by the water swirling around Wesley and the clam belt.

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Tumbling…

Jeffrey at the end of the tumbler, checking for bad clams and ‘trash.’ What this photo does not convey is the incredible speed, agility and team work the whole process of clamming requires and which these guys have perfected. That … Continue reading

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Zine….

I have been playing around with making a  one sheet [8.5×11 inch] – 8 page zine since I ran across the instructions on the experimentwithnature blog. So far I have only put together one layout. Using Photoshop and layers the … Continue reading

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Morning Sky…

Heading out on my ride Friday morning there were interesting clouds in the sky and I planned on stopping at No.4 to see if I could get a photo of the water and sky. Just as I got off the … Continue reading

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Clam Bags and Palm Tree…..

 Stacks of clam bags behind the shop.  

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Mending III….

Wesley adding a bag to the ‘mended’ pile.  

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Mending II….

 Brett pulling up another clam bag to be mended.  

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Mending….

Not all the time is spent on the water. Jeffrey, Brett and Wesley mending clam bags. In the old days, before the Florida Net-Ban went into effect they would probably have been mending nets instead.          

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