Corn Hill Winds Blow After Meyerowitz_Joe McClure - Landscapes - Joe McClure

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Corn Hill Winds Blow

Warm summer winds blow regularly across the Outer Cape, and the beauty of the landscape is enhanced by a quality of light that was shared with the world in Joel Meyerowitz’s book Cape Light. The images in that book had a great impact on how I saw the region and led me to areas of the Cape I had never visited before in my twenty-five years as a washashore. Two images from the book influenced my ability to see this photograph in my mind. The image of laundry in the wind, and the one of a side of a house on a grassy dune.

These cottages were immortalized in a painting by Edward Hopper and are partially visible in Meyerowitz’s photograph of the Roseville Cottages at the foot of Corn Hill. You can bring any number of photographers to a place, and they will all create a different picture. My mental model draws me to the cottages as I remember vacations with my mother down the shore in New Jersey. We stayed in small efficiency cottages just off the highway. It is a f
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Corn Hill Winds Blow After Meyerowitz_Joe McClure - Landscapes - Joe McClure
Corn Hill Winds Blow

Warm summer winds blow regularly across the Outer Cape, and the beauty of the landscape is enhanced by a quality of light that was shared with the world in Joel Meyerowitz’s book Cape Light. The images in that book had a great impact on how I saw the region and led me to areas of the Cape I had never visited before in my twenty-five years as a washashore. Two images from the book influenced my ability to see this photograph in my mind. The image of laundry in the wind, and the one of a side of a house on a grassy dune.

These cottages were immortalized in a painting by Edward Hopper and are partially visible in Meyerowitz’s photograph of the Roseville Cottages at the foot of Corn Hill. You can bring any number of photographers to a place, and they will all create a different picture. My mental model draws me to the cottages as I remember vacations with my mother down the shore in New Jersey. We stayed in small efficiency cottages just off the highway. It is a f