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watery wednesday #18

23 Jun

Summer is here and so is fun outdoors, camping, swimming, fishing, etc.

This is one of my most fave shots.  Man teaches boy the basics of fishing.  When my brother saw this image, he commented that it also looks as if the boy is the one giving instructions to the man about fishing.  What do you think?

Taken summer of 2007 @ Kings River in Eastern California, an hour’s drive from Sequioa-Kings Canyon NP.

Get wet with more water images here.

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23 Comments

Posted by on June 23, 2009 in Watery Wednesday

 

23 responses to “watery wednesday #18

  1. Ebie

    June 23, 2009 at 7:18 pm

    I think the boy is insisting his way, and the grown up wants it his way! Nevertheless, it is a beautiful photograph!

     
  2. Dagrun

    June 23, 2009 at 7:32 pm

    He should mayby bend over towards the kid if he wants to teach him… I don’t know. I like it and I understand very much that it’s one of your favourite shots.

     
  3. Louise Cannon

    June 23, 2009 at 7:50 pm

    I’m going to have to say the boy has a greater look of authority on his face. (But my daughter has that same look and she hasn’t a clue what she’s talking about a good deal of the time!)

     
  4. happilyretired

    June 23, 2009 at 8:49 pm

    Hmmm … methinks the boy may be asking questions?
    Hugs and blessings,

     
  5. Maggie May

    June 23, 2009 at 8:54 pm

    It is a lovely picture. Lovely to see a child chatting to an adult and learning things.

     
  6. James

    June 23, 2009 at 9:21 pm

    Lol, Too me at first it looked like the man just caught a 60 pound boy.
    Nice picture. I would love to be there.

     
  7. Pacey

    June 23, 2009 at 10:31 pm

    And they’re teaching each other…:) Love this shot tells so much and can make our imaginations play around.

     
  8. bim

    June 23, 2009 at 10:52 pm

    I agree with your brother…I tend to get loads of instructions from kids I know.

     
  9. April

    June 23, 2009 at 11:04 pm

    Very nice image! I think the boy is studying the reel so he’ll know what to do when it’s his turn to cast out the line.

     
  10. Carletta

    June 23, 2009 at 11:27 pm

    I think the story could go both ways! They both seem to be enjoying themselves.
    Great composition!

    My post is here: Carletta’s Captures.

     
  11. Your EG Tour Guide

    June 23, 2009 at 11:59 pm

    Maybe your brother is correct, 😉 Don’t you just love little kids?

     
  12. island rambles

    June 24, 2009 at 12:49 am

    This is my first watery post and I am excited to visit all these wonderful watery places. I love the little boys face in your photo.

     
  13. Bryan

    June 24, 2009 at 2:27 am

    Perhaps neither of them know what’s going on and they’re passing the rod between themselves trying to figure out just how it works.

     
  14. luna miranda

    June 24, 2009 at 3:37 am

    😛 yeah, looks like the boy is the one giving instructions. nice one for WW!

     
  15. mountain.mama

    June 24, 2009 at 3:38 am

    Don’t the kids always think they know what they are talking about?

     
  16. Regina

    June 24, 2009 at 4:03 am

    Fishing is fun. Happy summer.

     
  17. Antigoni

    June 24, 2009 at 7:24 am

    I love fishing. And living in an island i have many opportunities to do it. Great picture. I wonder who’s the teacher!!!

     
  18. vicky

    June 24, 2009 at 10:49 am

    a lot of patience and some skill is needed in fishing, I guess.
    have a great week.

     
  19. Hilda

    June 24, 2009 at 1:37 pm

    I dunno — the boy looks like he’d rather be doing something else — like swimming! 😉
    Fun post for Watery Wednesday!

     
  20. Karen

    June 24, 2009 at 2:42 pm

    Love how you caughte the interaction between boy and man !

    Yes, it does look as though the little boy is giving instructions … very cute 🙂

     
  21. srp

    June 24, 2009 at 3:35 pm

    It looks like they are discussing it quite on an even level here. It wouldn’t surprise me one bit if the child knew just as much as the adult about fishing. Nice capture of a moment in life.

     
  22. 2sweetnsaxy

    June 24, 2009 at 3:49 pm

    Nice shot. It does look like the boy could be giving the man instructions. 🙂

     
  23. Tammie

    June 24, 2009 at 4:48 pm

    Looks like a wonderful way to share a day!

     

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