port stanley ontario


A November Witch is, as the name suggests, not something to trifle with. The colorful name refers to the particularly nasty storms that pummel the Great Lakes around this time of year. They can be merciless systems; one such storm sank the Edmund Fitzgerald freighter 40 years ago.

Dave Sandford captures that power perfectly in his series Liquid Mountains, which he shot during four weeks on the shores of Port Stanley, Ontario. Although he respects the power of these storms, Sandford isn’t afraid of them. The worse things get, the more compelled he is to be outside.

Read more about how Sandford captured these vicious waves and check out more photos.