Cloudy Long Island Beaches

It rained on and off during the morning while we there at Gilgo, Captree, Jones and Robert Moses. I didn’t see many shorebirds. It was fun watching the terns fish and squabble. It’s been ages since I went to the shore and we enjoyed the trip and picnic.

The clouds add atmosphere. I love processing the RAW images in Lightroom to reveal what I saw that the camera could not capture. It’s like magic. The last two are by Marc.

14 thoughts on “Cloudy Long Island Beaches

  1. the dune mouse 2020-07-23 / 10:57 pm

    I love the beach Sherry!! Hope you are doing well during this hard times!


    • Sherry Felix 2020-07-24 / 7:29 am

      Hi Cybele, We are fine after a mild case of Covid-19. Looking for a home in a more rural setting to move to. It’s very time consuming. I hope you are well too.


    • Sherry Felix 2020-07-22 / 6:50 am

      Thanks Derrick. Having a car to get out of the City makes up for not finding a new place to live yet.

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  2. I. J. Khanewala 2020-07-21 / 10:27 pm

    Wonderful to see these shots. This was one of my favourite drives once.


  3. Eunice 2020-07-21 / 3:15 pm

    I love the little song sparrow, he looks so cute 🙂


    • Sherry Felix 2020-07-21 / 4:41 pm

      I thought so too. Wind blown feathers and all. 🙂


  4. Jill Hamilton 2020-07-21 / 1:25 pm

    No bands on the terns?


    • Sherry Felix 2020-07-21 / 3:12 pm

      I didn’t notice no bands. Nice catch.
      Tip: I have to edit your comments to take out your address and my text because you are using your email to post the comment and click to go to my site to add comments. 🙂


  5. Lookoom 2020-07-21 / 12:27 pm

    I like what you get out of those dark, cloudy skies, for me it’s often a no-go. Well done.


    • Sherry Felix 2020-07-21 / 2:10 pm

      Thank you. If the sky isn’t blown out and I shoot in RAW, I can use an overlay on the sky to make adjustments in Lightroom to bring out the detail in post.

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