by Elisabeth Somerset-Watson
Here are some of my favourite photos I took while out on Fogo Island, Newfoundland on a recent quick trip my husband and I took out there in October.
Here are a comments about where I was and why I like the shot :
1. The SWISH – Artist in residence cottage.
Wild ocean behind the sparse and modern Norwegian architect firms designed building. Spectacular and cool.
2. Near the beginning of a 8.2km hike on the Lions Den Trail. Really spectacular view and inspiring sights beside the winding paths along the Oceanside. . Well marked and maintained trail with historical plaques telling about the people, Villages and life that have been there through the centuries. We had a local guide which was so great telling us many interesting and fun stories.
3. Further along the trail. Beautiful and peaceful.
4. Another image along the trail. I love the colours and wildness of this shot which shows the grasses, a dwarfed tree from the winds out there and the rock colours and textures.
5. The Fogo Island Inn. Incredible architecture and place.
I played with the lighting on this shot for an other worldly view and image.
6..The Fogo Island Inn . Shot taken walking down towards the ocean over the rock to get more of a perspective of the building. Really amazing.
People and space.😊🌿
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Beautiful photos! We hope to make the trip next year.
Interesting imges. Everyone seems to know about Fogo island which makes me wonder what is so special about the place. I guess one must go to find out.
Very nice photos – I really must get there!