Fishermen All

© Dennis Gay

Fishermen All

Uploaded: October 24, 2011


This sunset silhouette was photographed from the Town Green, looking toward the Lady Nelson Wharf on the south bank of the Hastings River in Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia, at the start of a lovely autumn evening.,p.Fuji S9600; RAW, f/4.3 @ 1/500, 46mm, ISO 100.

Lightroom 2.2 & Photoshop CS3.

Exif: F Number: 4.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 45.80 mm, Model: FinePix S9600


Dennis Gay October 24, 2011

The Making of 'Fishermen All':

I had spent all afternoon strolling the Town Green and going out to the end of the Breakwater photographing the bodyboard action at Town Beach so I was ready to call it a day. But when I got to Lady Nelson wharf and saw this glorious sunset and the fishermen silhouette, it felt like the day had only just begun.

I leant hard against a pole for support and as I lined up the anglers on the wharf I heard the unmistakeable sound of an approaching outboard motor. After a quick look I reset the zoom, refocussed, waited until the boat was in the right place and made my shot.

Photographer's Luck was with me this day because within ten minutes or so three different things floated across the scene to add to the already great silhouetted anglers - a float plane, three pelicans and two canoes. I went home with a warm fuzzy feeling.


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Michelle Alton October 24, 2011

A truly wonderful image, Dennis. I am so intrigued that Brett's entry today was also from the Lady Nelson wharf! #9758246

Dennis Gay October 24, 2011

Howdy Doody *Michelle*!

Lovely to see you down b y the wharf taking in the sunset and the action.
Mega thanks for your great wrap.

I bet I took my photograph before Brett did. 8~)


PS: Do you have a link to Brett's photograph? #9758442

Arthur Bohlmann October 24, 2011

Very nice Dennis, your framming works very well with this image #9758507

Dennis Gay October 24, 2011

G'day *Arthur*!

Great to see you checking out my Coast Apartment Project photographs.
Mega thanks for your great wrap.

The framing was done to comply with the client's wishes to enhance the mounting, matting and framing of the prints. I kinda like the idea.

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Robert Jensen October 24, 2011

Another great B&W image - keep 'em coming. #9758606

Dennis Gay October 24, 2011

You Better Believe it *Robert*!

There's plenty more where this came from. 8~)

Massive thanks for your interest, your visit and your extremely encouraging feedback mate.

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Carla Capra Anderson level-classic October 24, 2011

I'm looking forward to viewing all your images. This is wonderful for all the reasons previously stated.
Beautiful, Dennis.
;) CC #9758856

Dennis Gay October 24, 2011

G'donya *Carla*!

So good to see you using your Life Membership Card to visit my Gallery again. 8~)

A truck load of thanks for your most supportive and encouraging wrap.

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Dennis Gay October 25, 2011

Voila Monsieur Editor!

Merci beaucoup for awarding my silhouette a PICK!

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