The return of the fishermen – Fort Galle – Sri Lanka

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While in Sri Lanka I missed the fishermen on stilts, which can be found in many places along the coast  and actually not too far from Galle (pronounce Goal). I have been warned by different people that the are mostly doing for the tourists now, as my guide put it, they do it for real and may not be here when you go there, or it’s just for the show. Anyway I would not have mind taking a few shots for a few rupiahs, but I just missed the show.

However when arriving in Galle I noticed that there are quite a few fishing boats along the shore and I went for a stroll on the morning of our departure for Colombo. This is just outside of the walls of the Fort when to the east. Just 10 minutes walk from the Amangalla hotel (see my TripAdvisor review )

Fishermen return from the sea with fish when they are lucky, here are some of the catch.

I was a bit stressed to have wandered away before the imminent departure so I did not pay too much attention at my shooting : fatal mistake.  Only the first picture is ok grade I think, but I like sharing.

The return of the fishermen – Fort Galle – Sri Lanka

Mehrangarh Fort – Jodhpur – India

Mehrangarh Fort
Mehrangarh Fort

Nothing much to say about this picture; I just like it, the Indian lady on the left makes the thing happen I think. I probably got an incorrect setting as it was shot at 1/40s which is very slow considering the weight of the 17-35 + d700, this cause the image not to be perfect, but who needs it?

Camera:Nikon D700
Lens:Nikkor 17-35 F 2.8AFS

Mehrangarh Fort – Jodhpur – India