Tag Archives: Town of Yarmouth

Sunset, Yarmouth Harbour

  Went into Yarmouth to attend a tech. meeting last night and was greeted by this scene as I left. Good thing I always have my Sony RX-100 with me. Sony DSC-RX100 – Zeiss Vario-Sonnar – 28mm – ISO 1600 – f5.6 … Continue reading

Posted in Landscapes, Seascapes, Sky, Summer, Sunset | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Frost Park – August 2012

Frost Park is located adjacent to the Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Town Hall, and contains the earliest burial ground in the town. Today it provides a shady, cool, respite for anyone wishing to relax and ponder life’s intricacies. This large, cast … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, Buildings, Fountains, Garden, Heritage, Industrial, People, Streetscapes, Summer | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

All Tied Up

I always enjoy seeing how simple tasks can produce accidental art. These hawsers, used to tie up a large, off-shore fishing vessel, have been woven around the twin posts of a bollard and in so doing have produced a beautiful, … Continue reading

Posted in Boats and Ships, Commercial Fishing, Found Art, Industrial | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

You Talkin’ to Me?

This immature Herring Gull sits calmly perched atop a boom on an offshore commercial fishing vessel docked at a wharf in Yarmouth harbour. Sony A-900 – Tamron 70 – 200mm f2.8 – ISO 200 – 200mm – f5.6 – 1/500.

Posted in Birds, Boats and Ships, Commercial Fishing, Industrial, Sky, Spring | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lady Lisa II – Yarmouth

Take my word for it… commercial fishing is a tough business. Time, the sea and the weather take their toll on both men and women, and machines. The Lady Lisa II has served many, many seasons on George’s Bank and … Continue reading

Posted in Boats and Ships, Industrial, Seascapes, Ships | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Eyes Have It

Gone are the days when a small fishing boat would go out for the day with nothing but a compass and a chart. Today even the smallest boats go out with radar, global positioning system receivers, marine radios, cellular telephones, … Continue reading

Posted in Boats and Ships, Industrial, Seascapes, Ships | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Two Ducks on Valentine’s Day

On Valentine’s Day, even the ducks get into it. These two were spotted on Second Lake in Dayton, just outside Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Sony A-900 – Tamron 70-200mm – f 2.8 – 200mm – ISO 200 – f4.5 – 1/350.

Posted in Animals, Birds, Lakes | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Traps at the Ready – Yarmouth Wharf

With hundreds of traps loaded aboard, dumping day can be extremely dangerous and high winds make the risk unacceptable. For this reason this year’s season opening has been postponed by twenty-four hours, until tomorrow morning. So, for the time being, … Continue reading

Posted in Boats and Ships, Seascapes | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

Posted in Boats and Ships, Heritage, People | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Low Tide – Yarmouth Sound and Cape Forshu

A beautiful, bright, sunny day after the first big storm of autumn found me on the Chebogue Road, just past Bunker Island. I noticed the lane way leading to this small, sandy beach, overlooking Yarmouth Sound and Cape Forshu. It … Continue reading

Posted in Beach, Lighthouses, Seascapes, Stones | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment