Project journals

Pat Trotter

Haglers Marina

Another aspect of the Jersey Shore project is to highlight the activities of the various marinas. Thousands of boat owners rely on these facilities to provide safe harbor for their boats and personal water craft. Haglers Marina in Brant Beach on Long Beach Island is a small marina that provides

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Fog

Woke up to thick fog this morning and headed down to the docks hoping for some moody pictures. The fog was so thick you couldn’t see across the bay and it lent an air of isolation to the harbor. I used the time to gather the detail photos that will

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First Day of Spring

First day of spring and what better place to be than down at the commercial fishing docks? Today I was planning to do environmental portraits. Captain Owen Smith was working on his boat, the Relentless, a 76’ steel scalloper that he bought in 2002. He told me their record haul

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Always working

Bright and beautiful, if cold, morning on the docks. Two boats were getting readied to go out tomorrow morning. Equipment needed to be checked and minor adjustments made to the scallop nets. While taking in the scene on the docks I spotted one of the scallopers coming in, the Kathy

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Snowy morning on the docks

After a snowy night and morning I ventured down to Viking Village in Barnegat Light to hang around the commercial fishing docks and continue adding to the portfolio I have been creating for that location. A scallop boat had come in that morning and the crew was working on the

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Seaside Heights in Winter

Definitely was a cold day but bright and sunny as I ventured up to Seaside Heights, NJ to take a look around. This was more of a reconnaissance trip as I had never visited this area except to drive through. Spent time walking around the nearly empty boardwalk and got

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