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. 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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Monday, May 07, 2012

Fog, Sunset and a Super Moon!

I had planned to be at the Breakwater to photograph the Super Moon scheduled to rise at 7:49pm, but on the way I was stopped in my tracks. The sun was setting and I could see a fog bank approaching. My first thought....how cool but then figured rats, fog and moon don't match. So I spent some time at Pirates Lane taking in a peaceful tranquil time photographing an incredible sight. Then I looked at my watch and it was around 7:35 and figured I had time to get over to the Breakwater and try my luck with the Super Moon. While there I met some very nice couples from Beverly and Danvers that were there for the same reason as I was. With fog coming in and out the moon made one brief clear appearance and I clicked away.
Still Waters
Gull on a piling.
Peaceful
Fog over Harbor Cove.
Fog bank approaches.
Fog & sun!
Flat calm!
Foggy distortion!
Fog swallows the "UU Church"!
The 90' "Wanderbird", a Danish built fishing trawler now outfitted for exploration cruises.
The Rocky Neck Marine Railways on a foggy night.
"Wanderbird" and Boston Tea Party ship "Eleanor".
Schooner "Highlander Sea" at rest.
Bow shot!
Bow of the "Eleanor".
Masts at night.
"Phyliss A. at rest.
Good Harbor Beach
Dog Bar Breakwater
Foggy Breakwater sunset.
Eastern Point Lighthouse
Super moon busts through the fog!

2 comments:

WPgirl said...

What a beautiful series of photos.
Lynda in Michigan.

Jay Albert said...

Thanks Lynda!

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