The air was too clear

  Summer sailing off Acadia National Park, in Downeast Maine. Actually,  pea soup fog is more common than blue sky in much of the summer on the Maine Coast.

Summer sailing off Acadia National Park, in Downeast Maine. Actually,  pea soup fog is more common than blue sky in much of the summer on the Maine Coast.

"I taught up in Maine a couple of times and wasn't able to take a single picture. All that blue sky! Ugh. Sparkling clear air, just terrible. I couldn't do it.''

-- Controversial photographer Sally Mann