Aerial Photos of Elizabeth City, NC

Here are some shots I took of downtown Elizabeth City, North Carolina and the nearby area. Enjoy!

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Aerial Views of Jockey’s Ridge Sand Dunes – Outer Banks

Here are some aerial shots I took this afternoon of Jockey’s Ridge Sand Dunes at the Outer Banks. One view is taken from the ocean view, and the others were from the sound view. Enjoy!

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Aerial Photos of the Wright Memorial Bridge – OBX

Here are some shots taken today of the Wright Memorial Bridge in North Carolina. It links Currituck and Dare Counties. The body of water it crosses is the Currituck Sound. I took the ground level view shot yesterday afternoon.

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Aerial Photos of the Wright Brother’s Memorial – OBX

This afternoon a friend took me for a flight in his plane over the Outer Banks. The next several posts will be of shots I took. Here are some aerial photos of the Wright Brother’s Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC. There was a thin layer of clouds over the area on our way down and by the time we came back the clouds lifted and the view was much better. Enjoy!

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Kitesurfing At The Outer Banks, North Carolina

I was out surf fishing on the beach at the Outer Banks today, trying to catch a red drum. I had the right bait, right spot, right tackle, but alas the fish were not biting. As I sat in my beach chair shivering and keeping watch on my lines, two folks came up from behind me and laid out their huge crescent shaped kites on the beach. When they were ready, they got the first kite airborne, and the first kitesurfer got all of his gear ready for launch.

The wind was blowing out of the northeast, which is typical, and the kitesurfer moved towards the surf, holding on to the cables attached to his kite, and then moved into the ocean. After he was in the water and moving, the other kitesurfer moved from the beach into the surf as well. They both launched within minutes of each other and were off on their adventure. They moved down the beach to the south and within 15 minutes they were out of sight to the south.  Here are photos of them launching and being carried to the south by the strong wind. Who says that you can only enjoy the beach in the summer time? How about in 15 knot winds and 45 degree temperatures?  Enjoy the photo sequence!

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Autumn Colors in the Swamp

And so I went out with my camera this afternoon and got some shots of places in the swamp – trees, marsh grass, swamp forests, colorful leaves and more. Even with the earlier than normal onset of winter like weather, there are still autumn colors nearby.  It was refreshing to see and capture some of the hidden beauty of the remote places near where we live. Enjoy the shots.

Camden Point looking at Albemarle Sound

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Cypress Tree

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Inlet looking out at Albemarle Sound

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Wheat planted in the field

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Blimp Hangar – Elizabeth City, North Carolina

It was a cold autumn day today and I went out with my camera to find some great things to shoot. Here are photos of the Blimp Hangar, taken from the other side of the Pasquotank River, looking across at it. It was a bright sunny afternoon and I enjoyed the views! I love the sparkle effect that the bright sun had on the water, in the 3rd shot. Enjoy!

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