Gloucester At Dawn 5:12AM 3/31/12 South Channel From Captain Joe and Sons

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Hope you like it.  This one is gong in my favorites pile.  I may even blow it up for myself.

to me it’s very atmospheric with both the boats in the fore and background somewhat visible even though it’s very early morning.  It was a 4 second exposure, f4.5, iso 200.


How Do You Move A Thousand Pound Scallop Dredge? Very Carefully

Pete Mondello sold his old scallop dredge which he long ago sold his permits for to some guys from New Bedford.  This meant we needed to get it out of the yard and up over the rail of a pick up truck into it’s bed safely without it coming crashing down and  smashing the sides of the truck to bits.

We did it without incident.  Video at the bottom.


Here’s an awesome video of a scallop dredge deployed over the side of a boat and working in the ocean from