Buoy & Boat | Portsmouth Waterfront
Quite possibly my favorite boat along the Portsmouth, NH waterfront. This boat along with a red skiff sat at rest on an early winter morning at high tide just after sunrise. The stillness of the water and the colors of the elements make this one of my favorite images of the year.
Portsmouth’s waterfront and its historic buildings, the decks and the tugboats in the early morning light after a light winter storm last November.
Ocean Freedom at Sunset
A freighter visiting Portsmouth from Istanbul is unloaded on a warm winter evening ahead of another deep freeze, helping to replenish the shrinking salt piles.
Tugboats & Snow Drifts
The snow drifts from the incredible winter of 2015 have almost completely overtaken the railings at The Decks. The snow drifts make for some interesting flow lines and somewhat soften the industrial waterfront of Portsmouth.
The Oracle House amidst a light snow in the winter of 2015. This house was originally built in 1702 and is one of the oldest homes in New England.
A Snow Filled Ceres Street
This is hands down one of my favorite views in Portsmouth. The Decks, the stairways on Ceres Street, The Tugboats and a freighter. It doesn’t get much better than this (except during the summers when the hanging garden is in bloom and all of The Decks are open).
Governor John Langdon House
One of Portsmouth’s historic houses on Pleasant Street, the Governor John Langdon House, sits poised amidst the continued onslaught of snow.
Skating at Puddle Dock Pond at Strawbery Banke
It has been amazing to see the vision of some dedicated and passionate locals come to life! The folks behind Puddle Dock Pond fought a long/hard battle to see this project through, and as I have heard many people say since it’s opening – it is hard to imagine that such a phenomenal and quintessentially New England winter venue wasn’t here sooner. I can’t wait to bring my family down for a skate once our little one is big enough to don a pair of ice skates! In the meantime we’ll settle for enjoying the fun from the sidelines topped off with a hot chocolate next door. A sincere THANK YOU to those who donated time and money to make sure that this project saw the light of day. It is amazing to have another great winter activity right here in our own back yard!
Tugboats in the Snow
With the return of winter, snow is inevitable. Based on this fact – I always make it a point to get out and enjoy my favorite scenes regardless of the weather – and this shot of the Moran Towing tugboats in the snow was my reward during one stormy day in 2012.
This has long been one of my favorite vantage points of the historic South End neighborhood. In this image, a snowy south end basks in soft early morning light a few days after the first storms of the season.