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

Jay Albert 2022 all rights reserved


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"A Gloucester Christmas ! "

My Views of Gloucester !

Monday, October 31, 2022

The First Half of the Week Was Dreary!

 Damp and dreary was the theme for the beginning of the week but we do need the rain.

Fishermen's Memorial in the fog.

Foggy Good Harbor Beach.
The House
The Hammond Estate in the fog.
Stone Pier
Tops of ladders.
Two gulls hang out.
Dead fish!
Derelict dingy.

Rocky road.
A closer look.
Harbor Cove

Undur Preshur!
Boats at rest.
Bow on.
Lone dory.


Monday, October 24, 2022

Dawn and a Rainy Night!

 I've been tied up as far as picture taking goes but I did manage sunrise earlier in the week. While on Sunday decided to get some night shots in.

Good Harbor Beach dawn.

Photographer waiting for the sun to appear.
And another photographer.
The Boulevard on a rainy night.
USS Constitution cannon.
Looking towards Stage Fort Park.
Maritime Gloucester


Big lobster pot!
Schooner Ardelle at rest.
Roof rubble!
USCG 47 footers.
BOO!


Monday, October 17, 2022

Fall Colors!

 The season is changing and the trees are getting their Autumn colors. We also had a drenching the other day, the first sustained rain doing a good job busting this drought!

Good Harbor Beach at low tide.

Visitors at the Fishermen's Memorial.
Leaves are falling.
Good Harbor Beach sunrise.


Stuck at the bridge!
Kayaks and my truck.
Little River, French's Pier
Little River
Buswell Pond
Ducks glide by.
Foliage reflections.
Bass Rocks Sunrise Tree.
Gloucester High School along the banks of the Blynman Canal.


Monday, October 10, 2022

October Sky!

 The cool crisp air is here and that's what makes good picture taking weather.


F/V Angela & Rose star in the Academy Award winner CODA!

A closer look.
Fish Pier
Lone fisherman and F/V Challenger.
High tide in the harbor.
High at work!
Good Harbor Beach on a brisk day.
Fog bank approaches Boston.
Thacher Island at daybreak.

Sunrise through the trees.



Egret in the Creek.
From the footbridge.
Bike with surfboard trailer!



"Glosta Logic"

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

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Unloading Haddock !

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25th Annual Gloucester Schooner Festival Slideshow !

SailGloucester 2009 Slideshow !

Allie Hates Soccer!