Every day, all year long, the Gloucester Daily Times photographers take dozens of pictures of people and places on Cape Ann. Each photo assignment brings its own challenges and opportunities, not to mention new challenges this year due to COVID-19. Here, staff photographer Paul Bilodeau presents his favorite photos of 2020.

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About Paul Bilodeau

Paul Bilodeau attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism. He became a staff photojournalist for the Times in 2018, having previously worked for the paper from 1995 to 1996. Bilodeau is also the media assets manager for the Times and other North of Boston Media Group papers and websites. He has also worked as a photojournalist for The Eagle-Tribune since December 2006 and was chief photographer at the Salem News from 2000 to 2006; both of North of Boston Media Group.