Canadian Yachting May 2015 - (Page 22)
The Pursuit of "Ultimate Sailing"
By Katherine Stone
n artist is able to visualize their thoughts and interpretations through their mind's eye to produce
objects of great beauty through their hands. Others
visualize them through a lens to produce masterful photographs. This often requires great patience, a great deal of waiting, planning, and often frustration when the "shot" they
wanted didn't work out as they had anticipated. When we sit
down to enjoy the Ultimate Sailing calendar every month, we
don't see this part of Sharon Green's work. As she herself has
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said, "My greatest satisfaction comes when it all connects -
the anticipation, organization, high-powered yachts sailed by
stellar crews, and epic conditions - and combines to create a
thrilling photograph. The pursuit of 'Ultimate Sailing' never
grows old. Three decades and I still love the challenge of creating memorable images for my clients and the calendar."
Sharon started sailing with her dad, Don Green, when she
was seven years old, on the family's 21-foot Bluenose sloop.
Later, when Don got a C&C 35, Sharon and her brother talked
him into letting the junior sailors race it, and soon Don ended
up with a very reliable and victorious young crew.
She remembers well the thrill of photographing Evergreen -
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting May 2015
Vantage Point: Fuelling your dreams
Waterfront: CPS Boating Tools on Video, Sneak Peeks at New models launching, Trent Severn Rideau Waterway update and much more...
Club Profile: Vancouver Rowing Club
Feature: Sharon Green: Sailing Photographer
Destination: Ghost Lake
Destination: Georgian Bay Six-pack
Destination: New York Canals
Power Review: Beneteau GT 35
Crossing the Line: Explaining Sailing to Powerboaters
Canadian Yachting May 2015