Why I created this......

Born and raised in Gloucester, Ma fishing gets in your blood. Surrounded by the sea, kids here have a boat almost as much as kids elsewhere have bicycles! As I grew older my fishing ambitions gave way to what's around me. Although I still "drop a line" every so often, my attention wanders to the majesty of the natural light that make this place so special. Never is each day the same. The subjects may be the same but the light from the sea & sky will morph the subject into a form of art. For that reason artists have been drawn to these shores for several hundred years, they followed the light painting and sketching these surroundings. What artists capture with paint on canvas, I attempt to capture with a click.....if I'm lucky!

I guess that's a sort of Fish'n!

Jay Albert

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My Views of Gloucester !

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Saturday, July 04, 2015

Happy Independence Day!

The biggest crowds I could ever remember surrounded Gloucester Harbor to watch an awesome fireworks display and dance to the music being played on Stacy Boulevard.

Since I had to go to my midnight shift job I had to devise a plan that could get me in and out quick. I parked behind the high school near the boat ramp, that part was easy. But leaving Emerson Ave. was not, bumper to bumper. I managed to clear that area and head up and over Beacon St., cross Washington St. by way of Pearl St. and I was on my way home. After a quick change East Main St. was jammed so it was up and around coming out on Brightside Ave. then to Route 128. The highway out of town was bumper to bumper, I couldn't believe this many came to Gloucester for the day. It was like leaving a Patriots game!

So in this post I'll skip the captions and you can add your own "BOOMS", "OHHHHS" and "Ahhhhas".

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

St. Peter's Fiesta Part 2 !

With the Sunday events rained out it was championship Monday for an extended St. Peter's Fiesta. A large crowd showed up on Pavilion Beach to watch a great seine boat race with "Lock and Load" hitting the beach just before defending champ "Wharf Rats".
Here I included Saturday's Greasy Pole but a low flying drone cut into my field of view locking out my focus just as Joe DeSilva grabbed the flag!

Fiesta hats!
 Nice try!
 A masked walker!
 A twisted dismount!
 A no flag grad!
 Walkers heading in.
 Joe DeSilva raises the flag!
 Getting a ride!
 Victory beer!
 Something for his waste band.
 Sunday and no activities.
 Greasy Pole walkers get ready.
 A close race!
 "Lock and Load" crew win!
 Defending Champs "Wharf Rats" just missed by less than 5' !
 The boats.
 Dressed like the flag!
 Good form!
 Hands and feet!
 Jail break!
 Jake Wagner grabs the flag!
 Victory splash!
 Raising the flag!
 Getting a lift!
 Victory beer!
 The Sunday/Monday champ off into the sunset!

"Glosta Logic"

It's not "soda" and not "pop" or even "soda pop" it's "tonic"!
It's a "rotary" not a "roundabout"!
"Going up the line" is a term used when leaving the island!
A "jigga"is a homemade powerless go-cart!
It's not "Break Time or Coffee Break" it's "Mug-up"!
It's not a "water fountain" it's a "Bubbla"!

Angels in Disguise


Unloading Haddock !


25th Annual Gloucester Schooner Festival Slideshow !

SailGloucester 2009 Slideshow !

Allie Hates Soccer!