From 30,000 feet the shore looks to be all the same -- 130 miles of a very thin and vulnerable line of sand -- and Long Beach Island is the poster child. A closer look reveals an intense, dense variety of buildings and human activity with a few preserved bits of land. Behind it are bays, estuaries, and marshesaessential nurseries for fish and habitats for shore birds. These 85 images are a variety of eye-catching and colorful scenes that await a willing photographer or painter.
Antelo Devereux Jr. has been photographing for the better part of hislife, first as an amateur and more recently as a professional. He haspublished seven books and has exhibited his images in various venues and galleries in Maine, Vermont, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.