September 13, 2018 Hurricane Florence storm surge in Avon and other spots on Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Scroll down for a few dramatic frames and video footage.
September 12, 2018 one day before Hurricane Florence is expected to hit the east coast. I drove around the island documenting locals getting ready for Hurricane Florence. Scroll down for a few frames of anticipation.
September 11, 2018 I drove towards Pea Island at noon today to see if the tide was going to wash over the road as it has the past two days. There is still standing water on route 12 but the road is passable. Seems as though most visitors have left the island and traffic is… Continue reading Pre-Hurricane Florence, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Outer Banks Documentary Photographer
July 9, 2018 just before high tide, Tropical Storm Chris causing beach erosion to worsen in Rodanthe just south of the Rodanthe Pier. These ocean front homes are taking a beating from the rough surf. A few decks have fallen and there is lots of debris floating in the ocean and on the beach. … Continue reading Tropical Storm Chris, Beach Erosion in Rodanthe, Outer Banks Documentary Photographer
July 6, 2018 I spent the afternoon swimming and cooling off in the ocean while some local guys caught waves. The water has been so clear and teal this week. The swell has been building over the past few days. It was challenging to swim in waist high sets, the more I get in with… Continue reading Surfing Waist High Summer Sets, AquaTech Imaging Solutions, Outer Banks Photographer
Today March 28, 2018, homeowners in South Avon just started cleaning up from the previous winter storms this month when high seas and flooding from the high tide this morning caused more destruction. I would imagine the upcoming evening high tide may bring more flooding. The water has receded off route 12 in Avon and… Continue reading Another Nor’Easter Hits Cape Hatteras National Seashore, March 28, 2018
The images below were taken on September 19, 2017 during Hurricane Jose, in Avon. I am sharing them to bring awareness to the combined effects of storms, development, and sea-level rise that are slowly eating away at the Outer Banks barrier islands. Portions of the narrow, 200-mile island chain are disappearing to sea. This… Continue reading Sea-Level Rise Effects on the Outer Banks Barrier Islands, Outer Banks Documentary Photographer