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Fish Ladder

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 4 January 2010 in Cityscape & Urban.

Signs of Winter

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

wow ice

4 Jan 2010 5:26am

k@ from Paris, France

This serie has tones & mood of old masterpieces from the beginning of Photography. Stupendous one again ~ 

4 Jan 2010 7:44am

jpla from st Barthélémy d'Anjou-49, France

Très joli ! Bonne journée.

4 Jan 2010 8:36am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Great job Steve, very beautifyl tones, bravo!

4 Jan 2010 10:14am

PATRICK from miramas, France

very great capture and good job

4 Jan 2010 10:35am

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

Magnificent picture!

4 Jan 2010 11:55am

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

It seems a cold day, impressive details.

4 Jan 2010 1:06pm

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Great composition!Happy new year 2010!!!

4 Jan 2010 2:02pm

zOOm from Paris, France

Almost perfect for ice skating !

4 Jan 2010 2:14pm

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

You're a brave soul wandering out in the icy cold! I love seeing these amazing winter scenes of yours from the warm indoors. :)

4 Jan 2010 2:55pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Excellent! Very nice composition!

4 Jan 2010 3:15pm

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Excellent composition..

4 Jan 2010 3:15pm

don from spokane, United States

The lines and ice make this a fine documentary shot but also a fine abstract. The icy conditions are very attractive. Nice one.

4 Jan 2010 3:42pm

bekkah from Pennsylvania, United States

Wonderful!! With all of that ice I can't believe the water is still flowing!?!? A great capture :)

4 Jan 2010 3:43pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Wonderful . This time besides a great compo I love the toning . Looks fantastic !

4 Jan 2010 4:08pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Fine composition. Wonderful tones.

4 Jan 2010 5:46pm

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Oh Wow!! The tones are awesome and so is the composition Steve!!

4 Jan 2010 6:10pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

A wonderful serie about effect of the frost on water. Like he subtle tonality of this one

4 Jan 2010 6:11pm

dideban from mashhad, Iran

Wow, very nice photo

4 Jan 2010 6:14pm

Peggy M. from somewhere in, France

Tout semble abandoné et figé dans le temps... c'est très beau et très dramatique aussi !

4 Jan 2010 8:05pm

Self-Indulgence from Chicagoland, United States

Great title for it! There is a lot of complex lines beneath all the smooth ice.. a good contrast of textures.

4 Jan 2010 8:23pm

Vitor Martins from Lisboa, Portugal

As the previous a beuatiful B & W image.

4 Jan 2010 8:28pm

Mahboubeh from United States

interesting...Happy New Year Steve :)

4 Jan 2010 8:57pm

Michael from Shell Village, United Kingdom

Another freezing image; what is your temp there Steve..?
I thought fish ladder was a joke, I guess it must be to assist upstream swimmers. What fish would that be ?

4 Jan 2010 9:27pm

@Michael: It's warm (9.2 C) and rainy now which is typical for Olympia. The fish ladders are for salmon, steel head and the like.

Kiki from Ambert, France

Very interesting your photo of these ladders which allow the salmons to go back up where they were born to give the life again!
Happy New Year Steve :)

4 Jan 2010 9:47pm

jeff (aka dogilicious) from Millerstown, PA, United States

Not much traffic! Excellent composition.

4 Jan 2010 10:22pm

Daryl Johnson from Farnham, United Kingdom

Lots of interesting elements in this one.

4 Jan 2010 10:27pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Oh, I realize it really is a "fish ladder." Dumb me, yesterday's post showed it and I didn't connect the dots. Thanks for posting another one. When do the salmon start moving upstream?

4 Jan 2010 11:58pm

@Viewfinder: Yesterday's post was a joke. So, don't feel bad. They go up stream in the fall to spawn. September and October would be a good time to see them. However, there's quite a bit of water in this river. I think the best viewing is in shallow creeks way on upstream. It's much easier to see them in such places.

Ajay from Pune, India

Tone gives an effect of an adventurous and dramatic place.

5 Jan 2010 1:25am

Seraphine from San Francisco, United States

i don't see any signs directing the fish where to go, steve.
how will they *know* to take the ladder?
if fish are like me, they'll swim around in a circle for a while, then turn around and go back home.

5 Jan 2010 1:47am

PD from Overland Park, Kansas, United States

Nice shot - great tones & contrast

5 Jan 2010 2:38am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

So that's what those are! It's always nice to learn more than just photography here at Aminus3. :-) Good use of "thirds" here.

5 Jan 2010 3:26am

Diana from United States

nice looking tones
chilly day

5 Jan 2010 4:13am

Marleen from Netherlands

Aha- now I understand yesterday's pic..:-)))
Stunning to see all that frozen water!

5 Jan 2010 11:58am

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

very beautiful place and image

5 Jan 2010 5:58pm