naturally wild shrimp

Lane stopped by RBC Bank in Bayou La Batre to surprise his wife, Amanda, with an invitation to lunch at the Lighthouse Restaurant. Lane Zirlott butterflies shrimp at Naturally Wild Shrimp, a shrimp processing operation he runs with his father, … Read More

Higher Ground

Bayou La Batre’s Mayor, Stan Wright, is a busy guy. After starting work at 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday, he still had enough energy to spend time with the children of Higher Ground Baptist Church.


I awoke staggeringly early this morning so I could photograph at Mayor Stan Wright’s oyster processing business, Wright Brand Oysters. He says he has an open door policy and encourages residents and city employees to stop by his business to … Read More

old nets

Finally back in the Bayou today. The past month kept me busy and away on other projects. Lane Zirlott is back too. I stopped by to find him and some of his crew, Dean and Aaron Tipton, working on some … Read More