Gone fishing pt III

By: Arjen Drost

Mar 19 2014

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Category: nature, Photography

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Focal Length:175mm
Shutter:1/59 sec
Camera:Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Drying headless Cod

While fishing is over in Nyksund, other places still have a flourishing fishing industry. On our way we found this installation where countless Cod were hung up to dry. The fish were all decapitated, with the heads hanging somewhere else, as a cruel medieval punishment… The main punishment was for the photographer though, taking pictures in this fishy smell that stays with you for hours wasn’t the best experience, especially for a photographer who doesn’t eat fish at all…

One comment on “Gone fishing pt III”

  1. Very interesting image, I spent a while looking at it.

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