221 of 365 for 2009 – The Source

The Sourceas always, click for larger view, it’s way cooler

Anyone know why I choose this particular title?

Fishermen on the Puyallup River with Mt. Rainier in the background. They are fishing for Salmon, and in particular, Coho (also called Silvers) and King Salmon are running up the river.


~ by Ted R on August 27, 2009.

9 Responses to “221 of 365 for 2009 – The Source”

  1. Wow, beautiful perspective here!! Just stunning! Guessing you called it this because the river is the source….

  2. Did you choose the title cause it was a James A Mitchner Novel (I didn’t know that he fished) or because, if Alligators find out that there are idiots standing waist deep in water it will be a good source of protein for the alligators.

  3. Spectacular photo, one of the best of the challenge, imho of course

  4. The Source refers to Mt. Rainier as the source of the snow melt that creates the river and thus a place for the salmon to run.

  5. lol – glad you insisted on enlarging. I thought the figures in the river were ducks, but wondered why they were spaced as they were!!! lol

    The old lady is as Majestic as always. Lovely. Marvelous scene! Wonderful choice for the view. The Puyallup River pulls my eye right up to Mt. Rainier. This needs to be framed and hung. Stunning.

  6. This really is a knockout shot Ted. I did ‘get’ the title

  7. […] shot down the other side of the Puyallup River, same river as in this shot, looking west this time towards the Olympic Mountains and specifically, The Brothers peaks. As it […]

  8. What a dramatic shot – it makes me think of an epic adventure with it’s sweeping view.

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