If you travel to St. Anthony, Newfoundland in the summer months, you can get an amazing picture of the pack ice that fills the harbour. Large chunks of ice have broken off the larger icebergs and made their way into the harbour of St. Anthony which can make it difficult for boaters until it thaws.Each piece of pack ice is unique in its shape and size and is continuously changing as the ice begins to melt. Under the surface of the water, you can see how much area the pack ice takes up and how green in color it looks. In the crevasses of the pack ice, aqua hues break through which creates a picture of magic as most people think that the ice is simply white in color.Pack ice can enter the harbour anytime during the winter months in Newfoundland and can sometimes take up to the middle of June before it finally disappears. No one can tell just how long the ice will hang around, as that is something that only Mother Nature has control of.When cold winds blow through Newfoundland and weather conditions are extreme, pack ice can squeeze together in one enormous clump which can even cause havoc for boaters in the open waters.When the time comes and it is safe for the locals to set out on their fishing boats, one must still be very aware of any pack ice that remains under the surface. Local fisherman of St. Anthony, Newfoundland can suffer depending on the length of time ice lingers but tourists to this area have ample time to take a picture of two.Pack Ice in the St Anthony Harbour, St Anthony, Northern Peninsula, Viking Trail, Newfoundland, Canada.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/8.0, exposure time of 1/200 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 30mm.
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