Scallop Draggers – Digby Wharf

Daily Image - 26 April 2011 - Scallop Draggers - Digby Wharf

Three Digby scallop draggers lay quietly at the wharf awaiting their next adventure into the cold, beautiful, but unforgiving Bay of Fundy. These small boats are responsible for a multi-million dollar harvest from the sea each year. Digby scallops are world-famous for their size and quality. Unfortunately, each year the Bay takes its toll as boats and fishers head out, sometimes never to return.

Sony A-900 – Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 – 200mm – ISO 400 – f11 – 1/200


About gerrycurry

Gerry Curry was educated at Toronto’s Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology, where he received a diploma in Fine Arts - Photography. Gerry is a certified Apple Computer Systems Engineer by profession and as an independent consultant has worked with the graphic arts and pre-press industry, both in south-western Ontario and Nova Scotia, Canada, for over 26 years. He has been at the forefront of digital imaging from its inception. Gerry teaches primary computer systems maintenance, advanced colour calibration and colour management courses for graphic design, digital fine art and photography students as well as professionals. For several years, in the 80's he was an annual guest lecturer on user-based computer maintenance at the Rochester Institute of Technology - College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. Gerry now lives on the southwestern tip of Nova Scotia, close to Yarmouth, where he shares 30 acres close to the sea with his wife Nancy and their English and Welsh Springer Spaniels. Gerry enjoys tinkering with computers, working his dogs, flyfishing, writing and of course, photography.
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