Shifting Sands Impact Chatham’s Waterways!

The sandy shoals and bars around Chatham’s waterways are constantly shifting with each tide…winter storms/strong winds/surf/washovers have the greatest impact on the coastline and barrier beaches…with Spring & Summer approaching it appears that during low tides boaters will be finding “new ways” or possibly “no ways” out of harbors and inlets heading into Nantucket Sound or the Atlantic Ocean. I’ve tried to match-up aerials from last Summer/Fall to ones taken recently to show some of the changes especially at low tide…with the possibility of more storms this winter there will be more changes…Stay Tuned….

Shifting Sands Impact Chatham's Waterways!

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Looking in to Stage Harbor area from the 2013 Break

By Spencer Kennard

As a child, spending summers in North Truro, I thought Cape Cod began at the Wellfleet Drive-In and ended at Provincetown. As a photographer, I now know that all the Cape towns leading to the canal have their own unique beauty and charm.

Roughly 30 years ago, I had the good fortune to work with the legendary photographer Dick Kelsey and as owner of Kelsey-Kennard have specialized in aerial photography as well as landscape/scenic, portraits, weddings, and photographing events on the Cape, the Islands, and beyond.

Photographs from our Gallery in Chatham are displayed in homes and businesses locally and world-wide.

Besides photography I also enjoy boating/ fishing (fish are usually very safe when I’m out there,) gardening and tennis. Cape Cod is a very special place and I look forward to sharing my images with you as I travel about.

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