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You've surely seen this building on your computer screen saver, framed on your doctors' wall, or in a shop hawking 'New England' items. Some art teacher was apparently so frustrated that all his students painted it that he dismissed it as Motif Number 1. The...More
Nice little harbor with this photo-op they call Motif #1. Unfortunately it was raining and a little foggy when I was there so I didn't get a great picture. Also I was there on a Tuesday during the off season and all the ice cream...More
A great time to photograph is morning and at night. Sometimes there are boats parked close to it, but during the day they are gone a lot. You can see it from all over the small harbor to try and get different angles minus obstructions....More
Plan to put Rockport, Mass., on your list of places to experience, and Motif No. 1 as the top site to see in Rockport. It's right in the center of this beautiful little town, across Bradley Wharf. We found parking on a side street just...More
I planned this trip to mark off some things I have always wanted to see. And boy howdy, Rockport and this iconic wharf did not disappoint. It was Sept, so a light rain, but not busy, so I had time to walk, look, sit on...More
A motif is the repetition of art of one particular setting (whether it's painted or photographed). This fishing shack is the most popular motif in the world. The movie "The proposal" with Sandra Bullock was filmed here (wedding). Neat little history to take with you!