Getting Ready – Yarmouth Wharf

Daily Image - 26 November 2011 - Getting Ready - Yarmouth Wharf

Monday marks the beginning of the lobster fishing season in this area. Our area holds the world’s largest lobster fishery, and we’re not talking the tasteless, clawless, warm water spiny lobsters, but the king of crustaceans, Homaridae, the North American Lobster! Tens of thousands of traps will be offloaded onto the docks and then carefully loaded onto the lobsterboats this weekend. At midnight the boats will start heading out into the Gulf of Maine and Bay of Fundy to start dropping the traps. It’s all hand on deck for “Dumping Day.” Even the schools close so the whole family can help.

Sony A-900 – Sigma 24-70mm – f 2.8 – 24mm – ISO 200 – f16 – 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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