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81 yo Fisherman

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81 yo Fisherman
81 yo Fisherman
1/60, f/2.8 ISO400, 145mm
Location: Xing Ping, China
This 81 year-old fisherman has been plying his trade since the tender age of 7.
He remembers the good old days when the river was abundant. Today, he rues the effects of overfishing that has drastically reduced the number of fish to almost extinction.

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Christopher J. Budny
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    What a wonderful portrait capture, Paul!


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1/11/2012 12:04:37 PM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o)


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2/26/2012 7:30:52 PM

 
Robert Hechinger
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Hi Paul
I love this picture - a grand prize winner to me. I always wanted to visit the Li river to shoot the fisherman with their cormorans - but after investigation found out that the place is spoiled by tourists. Did you find a place which is worth to visit?

congratulation again for this wonderful capture
Robert


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2/26/2012 8:15:09 PM

 
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Beautiful light and b&w contrast


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2/27/2012 8:16:06 AM

 
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Well done B/W!


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2/27/2012 9:34:27 AM

 
Dave Montero
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Congratulations on your finalist selection Paul!


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2/27/2012 1:27:52 PM

 
Paul Zammit Cutajar  

To all of you - thank you so much for appreciating my picture.

Rob - Unfortunately the Li has been over-fished and there is very little cormorant fishing left. This has led the community to resort to tourism. It is still a well-worth visit if you can manage to put up with the back-packers town of Xing Ping. Sailing down the Li river on a bamboo flat boat pre-dawn is awesome. The topography is stunning. I listened to the Big Blue soundtrack on my iPhone, which compounded the experience.


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2/27/2012 1:57:33 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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A remarkable portrait, Paul. Congratulations on your win.


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2/27/2012 9:29:42 PM

 
Stan J. Bendkowski
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Congratulations on your wonderful win, Paul!


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2/28/2012 12:51:18 AM

 
Inge Linden
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Congratulations!


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2/28/2012 3:53:13 AM

 
Susan M. Campbell
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Excellent image. Congrats.


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2/28/2012 6:06:21 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Glad to see this win; congratulations!


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2/28/2012 7:12:46 AM

 
Irene Colling
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A captivating story photo.

Congratulations Paul on your gold award.


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2/28/2012 7:28:56 AM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your WINNER! 8o)


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2/28/2012 9:34:54 AM

 
Lydia Williams
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Fantastic capture, Paul...well done! Congratulations on your golden win.


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2/28/2012 10:58:36 AM

 
Carol Flisak
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This is a stunning portrait, Paul... wonderful light, composition and B/W treatment! Huge congratulations on your winner!


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2/28/2012 11:04:08 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Awesome 1st prize and sooo well deserved!

Congratulations on the Gold Winner Paul!

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2/28/2012 12:26:29 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Congrats on your beautiful First Place Winner Paul!!!


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2/28/2012 1:12:12 PM

 
Mariann Kovats
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Congratulations! Fantastic capture!


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2/28/2012 6:54:33 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Wonderful portrait work!! COngratulations Paul!!


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2/28/2012 9:19:00 PM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations on your win, Paul.


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2/29/2012 7:52:46 AM

 
Silvio Grech
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Congratulations Paul!! Prosit very well done!!


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3/1/2012 2:33:38 AM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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Huge congrats on this beautiful First Place Gold, Paul.


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3/1/2012 6:29:06 AM

 
Paul Zammit Cutajar  

A very big thank you for all your kind words. I am honoured to be in the company of such great photographers.

Your work is very inspirational.


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3/1/2012 7:15:15 AM

 
Dave Montero
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Such a stunning and well presented character portrait. Congratulations on your deserving win Paul!


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3/1/2012 9:13:27 AM

 
Lindley Johnson
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This is a wonderful story-telling portrait! Big congratulations on your well-deserved First Place Win, Paul.


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3/1/2012 2:05:53 PM

 
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