The Aussie Spirit

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© Christopher J Chalk

Photo license: © All rights reserved

True mates fishing on the beach at Barwon Heads, Victoria, Australia.

*Canon EOS "KISS' D/SLR Camera.

1/500, 300mm, F/8, ISO 100

16 responses

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (9 Jul 2011):

    A classic shot of a timeless activity! Excellent, Chris!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (9 Jul 2011):

    Amen!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (9 Jul 2011):

    total relaxation! perfect.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (9 Jul 2011):

    Great!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (9 Jul 2011):

    I think it's universal! Well done

  • JanElle

    JanElle   gave props (9 Jul 2011):

    the best of times shared by the best of friends.. beautiful!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (10 Jul 2011):

    No doubt a treasured moment and one you captured beautifully.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (10 Jul 2011):

    wonderful shot , Chris, nothing like fishing for the "spirit"

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (11 Jul 2011):

    My Uncle David was in a trucking accident and lost use of his legs. He was horribly depressed for a while but he finally found his new purpose. He owns a bunch of canoes and kayaks and has events for special needs people now. He also goes to the triathlons and pulls out the swimmers who don't make it. Everyone needs to matter in someway and for some, they just have to work a little harder at it but I think the payoff must be so much greater than if it came easy. Great shot!

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (12 Jul 2011):

    Love the medium, and the message.....

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (12 Jul 2011):

    My late father loved to fish but when he was working on the Great Lakes as a wheels man on the ship where he was employed he was only home in the winter months for 3 months of the year...Consequently, he went ice fishing....As a child growing up I didn't realize how fortunate we were to eat fresh trout at our disposal and the work that was involved to go ice fishing..Wonderful shot Chris, I apologize for rambling on.

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (12 Jul 2011):

    Please don't apologise Andrea. Your comments relating to your father is a beautiful story, thankyou for sharing it:)

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (12 Jul 2011):

    I love that song! And the Aussie spirit is right up there with the best of them! Wonderful image of friendship.

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (14 Jul 2011):

    This photo just says so much! It speaks to our souls. Great shot, Chris.

  • Jonathan Flacker

    Jonathan Flacker gave props (29 Oct 2013):

    nice capture. Some might find the wheelchaor otu of place but you give it a natural feeling

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