The Japanese defense forces couldn't stop Godzilla.....I captured the beast!

The Japanese defense forces couldn't stop Godzilla.....I captured the beast!
Spied this over Route 128 on my way home from work. Dirty windshield and strong sun glare I had to darken the image and crop out the sun. That's the only edit to what's probably my worse quality image. I figured some would get a kick out of it so I posted the pic on facebook. A few shares later it's gone world wide! Who would of thunk it?

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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"A Gloucester Christmas ! "

My Views of Gloucester !

Monday, September 27, 2021

Morning Scenes!

 Working the overnight shift gives me the opportunity to capture the sunrise and the early light. This past week I focused on Good Harbor Beach where the changing light and sky never repeats itself. 

From the tree at Good Harbor Beach.

Gull in the creek.
From the footbrige.
Sunburst over the beach.
Thacher and Salt Islands.
Another morning at the beach.
The sun approaches The House.
The sun catches it!
Sun rays off Bass Rocks.
The sun behind me as the moored boats light up. 
Smith Cove
A sailboat at Cripple Cove on the mud.
I guess the owner didn't secure the boat to the wall.

Monday, September 20, 2021

Sunrise, Sunset and More Schooners!

 Good Harbor Beach is one of my favorite places to capture, no two days are alike. On this post I included some early morning shots and some sunsets and some foggy shots along with more from the 2021 Gloucester Schooner Festival.

Foggy Good Harbor Beach.

Harvey Gamage anchored in the early morning fog.
Sunrise and broken clouds.

Duncan Street
Gloucester Harbor Sunset.
From Niles Beach.
A couple on Bass Rocks.
Our Lady of Good Voyage Church
Istar and Adventure
Lewis H. Story
Thomas E. Lannon with a lot of passengers.
"Old Glory" over F/V William Lynn.

Monday, September 13, 2021

More of the 2021 Gloucester Schooner Festival!

 It took me a better part of a week to assemble and process all the photos I shot. This is a big post which includes fireworks.

Adventure off the Hammond Estate.
American Eagle dockside.
Alert leads Fame
I was cut off! I had to reverse in a hurry!
Heading offshore.
Columbia bow.
F/V Foxy Lady heading in.
Party boat Friki Tiki and Adventure.
American Eagle heads out.
Fritha stern.
Ardelle, Fritha and American Eagle.
The smallest sail of the day!
Colorful sails.
Red Owl goes by.
Fame off the starboard bow.
Tacking schooners.
Three schooners.
Gloucester 9/11/21

"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!