Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts

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My love of Martha’s Vineyard grows each time I visit it. The first time we experienced it was part of a larger New England trip, those few days made us want to come back and spend longer there.

During the summer of 2014 we spent just under two weeks on this beautiful island in Cape Cod. Thanks to a Peter Pan bus, which took us from Boston to the ferry port we were able to enjoy a holiday without a car, getting around by bus and bike.

We stayed at the Lightkeeper’s Cottages in Edgartown.

A film that is always showing at the Edgartown Cinema in the summer months is Jaws. This classic movie was filmed in 1975 on the island. We didn’t get chance to see it there but watched it when we got back home, although we were more interested on spotting the familiar locations in the film rather than the shark appearances.

Here are some of my favourite photographs of Martha’s Vineyard, mostly taken during that 2014 trip.

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The waterfront of Edgartown

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Story time at Edgartown’s Public Library

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A ‘Shadow-Selfie!’ on the approach to Edgartown’s Lighthouse.

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Edgartown Lighthouse on the beach.

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The ‘On-Time Ferry’ crossing to Chapaquiddick Island

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Gay Head Lighthouse at Aquinnah

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Gay Head Lighthouse at Aquinnah

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Sunset at Menemsha, Martha’s Vineyard

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As the sunsets the days catch arrives at Menemsha

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Menemsha, where people go to watch the sun set over Martha’s Vineyard

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The rules of the beach at Oak’s Bluff, Martha’s Vineyard

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Overlooking the sea, houses at Oak’s Bluff, Martha’s Vineyard

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I am a Family Portrait & Wedding Photographer, I also create photography and video for business offering on-line content and marketing support. I run regular introduction to photography training courses, ideal if you you want to learn how your camera works and take better photographs. I am based in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park and work throughout Scotland including Glasgow, Stirling and Edinburgh. See more at my website – www.paulsaundersphotography.com or call me on 01360 661029.

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Further Reading

Hope you enjoyed this blog about Martha’s Vineyard, there will hopefully be a chance to update it with a future visit in the next few years. You may also like to read other travel photography blogs including Cape Town in South Africa or my Scottish places which include Sanna, Ardnamurchan and Balmaha, Loch Lomond.

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