Photographer's Note

I went walking the waterfront blundering along for photo ops. Just prior to this I had tried to photograph a woman living aboard a fishing vessel, but she had made it clear she did not want her picture taken, even though I didn't understand a word of the Greek she spoke. After many unspectacular shots, I recognized the reflections in the water were quite stunning.

These typical Greek vessels were very nicely posed as they were med. moored (bow to the dock and stern anchored out. This gives a nice clean view of the lines of the vessel, as well as the reflections in the water. The med. moor is used primarily because it takes less space for each vessel.

The boat in the foreground is a gillnetter, known as as bowpicker, because the net is deployed and retrieved over the roller on the bow. The fish get caught in the net when they try to swim through, and after the head gets in , then they try to back out, but their gills get caught in the net. The fishermen change sizes of openings in the net, depending on what size or species of fish they are targeting.

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Additional Photos by Larry Carolan (lcarolan) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 210 W: 12 N: 383] (930)
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