Welcome to New England Views, the site for New England Photography. [Thatcher's Island Lighthouse, Sea Smoke at Dawn]
Cape Ann has an unmatched concentration of beauty, especially in the Winter. From majestic snow-covered beaches and lighthouses, to scenes of everyday life for lobstermen and fishermen. [Good Harbor Beach, December Early Morning]
Big storms here can make it challenging to get a close-up view. [Ice and waves at Halibut Point State Park]
When winter hits Cape Ann, there are still working boats in Rockport Harbor. With unpredictable and often severe weather, some boats haul in their gear till spring. [Rockport Harbor, Lobster Boats, and Motif #1]
New England lobstermen and fishermen are tough: enduring long hours, and frequent storms. [Cape Ann Lobsterman Gussie Contrino]
Rough conditions can spawn churning waves, and spectacular surf. [Long Beach Winter Waves]
Bigger Cape Ann boats -and even some small ones- brave the icy conditions. [Gloucester Harbor with Ice, Panorama]
When it’s below freezing on Cape Ann, Arctic Sea-Smoke can appear. By mid-morning the frosty blue tones arrive, doing justice to the frigid temps. [Thatcher's Island Lighthouse, with Ice and Sea Smoke]
On the coldest days, when the wind chill is -20, the ocean erupts in a cauldron of Arctic Sea Smoke, spiraling high above the ice-crusted lighthouses. A rare and inspiring example of New England Views. [Sea Smoke at Thatcher's Island Lighthouse]
The wildlife on Cape Ann is well adjusted to the seasons. This Great Blue Heron is fishing from a stream in the Marsh. [Great Blue Heron in the Marsh]
Gloucester’s Good Harbor Beach gets hammered by a storm. In summertime the crowds are huge. But clashing green waves, and icy wind-gusts, mean a mostly empty beach. Except for the surfers... they love it! [Winter Green Waves, Good Harbor Beach, Gloucester]
This Cape Ann beach features a lighthouse view. An oncoming storm sets the stage for winter’s mosaic of light and color. Little green rippling waves belie the force and fury that follow. [Annisquam Lighthouse, Winter Sunset]
Bass Rocks in Gloucester with crashing green waves, and gulls soaring in the wintry gale. Thatcher’s Island with its two historic lighthouses, known as “Twinlights.” [Bass Rocks Winter Storm Waves, and Thatcher's Island]
And finally, what could be more New England than a Cape Ann Lobster Shack dusted with snow? [New England Fish Shack]
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