Saturday, August 16, 2014

Punta del Este - fishing dock area

I go very seldom to Punta del Este. I am not interested in the noise, glamour and famous people that it attracts in the summer. When I get there, I make a bee line to the harbor and walk to the fishing dock, where my favorite subjects are waiting in the winter light.

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Near noon, there is brisk work on cleaning fish.

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which attracts a lot of seagulls.

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and sometimes, seawolfs too. This is one of the characters that were around the fish cleaners, hoping to get something.

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There are courageous boats, waiting for the order to go out on the ocean in the thick fog.  photo 201412015_zpsc870d084.jpg

Most of the boats were just moored after the day work, or maybe waiting for better weather.

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Technical: Nikon FE, several lenses, FP4+ in Beutler.