Look Around the Corners to Explore. Photography and Text by Keith R Wahl
Navigation vs. Exploration
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Navigation is all about arriving at a designated place. Exploration is about discovering that place once one arrives there. There is an overlap of elements that answer the questions of what and where. That overlap is a form of navigation turned inside out so we can describe the place and go there again.
In my life, I have had to apply the art and science of navigation to the concept of exploration. Exploration is by far more stimulating and exhilarating in the end. The difference is a discussion for another time.
The photograph here is about exploration from a place that we know, Wickford Cove. Well, there is a thought that we know it. In fact, we turn corners to discover it in a different way. We are turning a corner and looking south as the sun rises in the east. This is an inlet or "gunkhole" off of Wickford Cove known as Cedar Point. It is an amazing and oft overlooked spot where catboats dock and the water reflects. It is early morning, and the unspoiled reflections make us want to stop and enjoy the spot for a moment.
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