Fort Fisher Jellyfish Aquarium

Fort Fisher Jellyfish Aquarium Information Taken By: Paul Date Taken: 16-Jul-2015 Camera: Canon EOS 7D Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Exposure: 1/80 sec at f/4 Focal Length: 24 mm ISO: 1600 Flash: Did not fire Fort Fisher Jellyfish Aquarium was last modified: February 2nd, 2016 by Paul

The Shade Tree

On a hot day in Fort Fisher North Carolina while we were waiting for the Fort Fisher Ferry to arrive and take us back to Southport Tyler went looking for a shade tree. The shade tree that he found also happened to be a great climbing tree. Of course the shade tree + climbing tree + 11 year old boy … Read More

Copper Patina

This copper light on the Fort Fisher ferry is green instead of a “normal” copper color because of a process called patination. Copper patina is similar to rust on iron, except that the patina actually protects the copper underneath. Copper patina is also what makes the Statue Of Liberty is green. So from the standpoint of the metal on the light, the … Read More

Channel Markers

On our annual family beach trip this year we decided to take the ferry from Southport North Carolina to Fort Fisher to visit the Fort Fisher Aquarium. My (Paul’s) grandparents lived in Southport while I was growing up so I spent a lot of time there as a kid. On our way too and from the ferry, my sister and I got … Read More