OCEAN Magazine Fall 2012, Issue 36
  
 
   MICHAEL KAHN PHOTOGRAPHY    Michael Kahn

   RAGGED EDGES    Diane Buccheri

   TIME    Diane Buccheri

   THE '50s    Ron Gillis
  
   EDGE OF THE ETERNAL SEA    Melba Milak
  
   TALLULAH    Kathy Parra

   ON THE OCEAN    J. Perry Wilbur

   BEHEMOTHS OF THE DEEP BLUE    Chuck Graham

   I MISS THE OCEAN    Mitch Bensel

 
   UNTIL RODANTHE    Juli E. Ocean   

   THE BEACH    Danny P. Barbare

   A WAY WITH WORDS    for John Thomas Clark

   OCEAN WRITING CONTEST WINNER    Chaitali Banerjee



A glimpse into this issue . . .






 
  
































MICHAEL KAHN PHOTOGRAPHY

www.michaelkahn.com 
   


Michael Kahn captures the moment with a 1950s camera using 1 lens,
and sometimes a tripod. In the darkroom he develops each image on
traditional black and white film and produces 50 signed silver gelatin
prints. His photographs exhibit in museums and art galleries throughout
the world.

 


See his Photographs



   
  







 






















TIME

by Diane Buccheri



Did you ever feel that time stands still by the water, and on the water?
Time slips away with the waves, floats on the breeze. Diane Buccheri
discusses the relevance of Time in our modern lives vs. the Time kept
by the sun, moon, earth, and tide - the real time. “Time is a manmade
concept. In the ocean, creatures in the dark depths rise to the surface
to feed with the coming and going of sunlight, twice daily, with the
exchange between day and night.”



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THE '50s
  
by Ron Gillis



Ron Gillis grew up fishing in Gloucester, Massachusetts in the '50s. By the
1970s he fished again and witnessed smaller catches. Technology had
already depleted the Atlantic's fish greatly. And what's worse, in the
1990s the Atlantic commercial fishermen remembered the '70s as the
good old days when there were plenty of fish.



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EDGE OF THE ETERNAL SEA
   

written and photographed by Melba Milak
 


Full from Creole and Cajun meals, Melba Milak meanders down the
Muddy Mississippi River from the Big Easy into the Gulf of Mexico.
Jazz rhythms accompany her past wetlands below sea level, thick
with vegetation. Oil rigs loom sinister. Names of foreign companies
she cannot read claim them. Large ships blast seismic arrays deep
into the water in search of more oil and gas reserves. Yet, surrounded
by blue, 
she finds peace.


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TALLULAH
 

by Kathy Parra



Tallulah, a dolphin swimming in the oil from the BP oil spill comes to Kathy.
With every breath, she feels the oil running through her lungs, through
her body. It is getting harder to swim. Her time is coming. Kathy holds her
while she passes.


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BEHEMOTHS OF THE DEEP BLUE
 
written and photographed by Chuck Graham



At Seal Point on San Miguel Island off the coast of California,
every bit of sand was covered by a northern elephant seal.
“As I paddled by the crowded, craggy cove, I came up on
a swirling submerged rock, or so I thought. Suddenly, 2 bull
elephant seals broke the surface on either side of my kayak.”
Chuck Graham describes these nearly once distinct mammals
as diving machines who migrate approximately 24,000 miles
per year.


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And so much more!