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Tarr & Wonson Paint Factory
Rocky Neck on Gloucester Harbor
Gloucester, Massachusetts
The iconic paint factory, a familiar New England image, dates to 1863—the same year that James G. Tarr and Augustus H. Wonson received the world’s first patent for copper-based marine bottom paint.
Captured November 26, 2010
11:32 AM
Single Exposure:
Nikon D700
Lens: Sigma 150-500mm f/5-6.3 APO OS
ISO 160
Focal Length: 270mm
Aperture Priority
1/25 sec
Tripod used.
Final processing with Lightroom 4.3, Photoshop CS6, and various plug ins.
Seems that I might have snapped a lasting capture here. The structure has been going through preservation, though the building at the left end is crumbling into the harbor. According to local news reports in Gloucester.


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Avid photographer with a favorite style and vision on landscapes.
Like to think that learning is one of my greatest assets. Always in hope that I can apply that in my love of capturing a moment. Firmly believe in the heart of photography is what the snap is of. Why that image? Why that light? Why that angle? Why that time of day? Why that film or medium format. Why B&W, why not color? Why?
People I admire: Colonel Norman D. Vaughan (1905-2005)
“Dream Big & Dare To Fail”

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