A view from the cockpit of the North Light Point on Block Island. This was made for a story about Block Island in the winter for Rhode Island Monthly.
Aerial photo for Rhode Island Monthly essay on Block Island in the winter.
View from the parking lot of North Light point.
Block Island in the winter is a bit more laid back than any other time. Dogs are allowed in bars. Image made at the Poor People's Pub, a favorite bar that's open year round. They have a great cheeseburger and terrific vibe.
Winter Surf is often the best in Rhode Island. This lone surfer takes advantage of the great surf and lack of crowds.
Hunting on Block Island is a popular and necessary sport to control the population of White-Tailed deer. This hunter, a life-long resident, harvested a deer in about fifteen minutes from the time we got out of the truck.
Breakfast at Bethany's is where locals meet and bring each other up to speed on the going's on about the island. When I wanted to find someone to take a picture, I went there and passed on the message. It was almost faster than the telephone.
Block Island has many second homes and this couple was looking for one.
The Block Island Ferry connects the residents with the mainland.
The Ferry arriving at night.
Taxi driver reads the paper to pass the time while the ferry docks
The beach during the off season is where locals walk the dog, occasionally meet friends, and enjoy the solitude winter offers.