Many East Hampton Visitors have never heard of the Springs, an area north of East Hampton Village where many of the ’locals’ live and some of the real estate prices actually dropped below $500,000 after the ‘economic downturn’ of 2008!
Maybe you heard of artists like Jackson Pollock moving there because in those days it was actually inexpensive. Maybe you have read about Springs in some of my blogs – about local artists, Ashawagh Hall, or our pristine bay and harbor beaches. Maybe you have been tempted to drive some of the less crowded roads in the summer . . . or watch the Bastille Day fireworks on Three Mile Harbor . . . or check out the quiet beaches on Accabonac Harbor or Gardiners Bay – especially if you have small children or love to go kayaking or clamming… But did you ever consider how beautiful it might be in the dead of winter?
Let me take you with me and my camera on a winter exploration of Springs!
Again, you may have to take a short drive to take a long walk. Turn left out of the Mill House Inn driveway and continue north. Then follow your instinct (or your GPS) and find yourselves on Maidstone Beach, Gerard Drive, or Louse Point! You don’t need beach parking permits in the winter (but we can lend you one in-season) so park wherever you are inspired and take a walk with your camera.
Whatever the weather or the time of day, you will find inspiration for your photography, or your muse, or whatever thrills you – like many artists, writers, fishermen and lovers before you!