Dad's carved Rainbow Trout

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© Andrea Petersen
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Dad carved this wooden Rainbow trout in July of 2000 three years before he died in 2003. I am holding his fish by the John Cabot Roses in memory of him for Father's Day..

I hope all the Dad's today had a Happy Father's Day with your families..

9 responses

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (18 Jun 2017):

    a wonderful image!

  • Fred Moskey

    Fred Moskey gave props (19 Jun 2017):

    Beautiful carving Andrea!

  • MªTeresa Barreda Royo

    MªTeresa Barreda Royo gave props (19 Jun 2017):

    Excellent image Andrea !!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (19 Jun 2017):

    A beautiful sentiment and treasure to have.

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (19 Jun 2017):

    Masterfully captured, and highly symbolic

  • Gail Haberman

    Gail Haberman   gave props (19 Jun 2017):

    Great tribute to your Dad, Andrea. Beautiful portrait.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (19 Jun 2017):

    Thanks so much for your kind words..My father would be delighted to see his carved trout getting recognition ...He was devoted to his hobby but he never took a lesson...He had inborn talent. I so wish that I would have done a series of photographs of him carving but you don't think of those things until it is too late as you'd like to believe your parents are invincible and that there is always time to shoot those kinds of pictures!

  • David de London

    David de London gave props (19 Jun 2017):

    Nicely done.

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon   gave props (19 Jun 2017):

    He truly was a very talented carver as this looks like the real thing! A beautiful image and tribute to your father, Andrea!

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