Waiting for some rises - © Brian Ingram 2014
This was shot from a boat in the middle of the river at a slow point when we were waiting for some fish to rise. Someone asked why I left the car in it. Two reasons, one I was in a boat in a river that was deeper than I am tall, so the ability to recompose the shot was limited, but I would have left it anyway for the second reason, it adds a human element to the scene, one that many fishermen can relate to. I have spend many hours in a vehicle just like that, at the edge of a river, hiding from the bugs, keeping warm from the cold, keeping dry from the rain, waiting for the moment when there is activity on the surface, then heading out into the elements.
Dedicated Icelandic Guides- © Brian Ingram 2014
Our guide at the Nes Lodge in Iceland was dedicated to getting me an Atlantic Salmon, would have been my first, but it was not meant to be on this trip. Even in the face of such a stunning sunset he was constantly scanning the water for rises, changing my fly, and maneuvering us closer to where he thought, and undoubtedly, the fish would be. But I was torn by the desire to catch the elusive prey, or the sunset unfolding before me.
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Watching the Sun go down in Iceland- © Brian Ingram 2014
A week fishing at two different lodges and this is one of the better catches that I had. I caught one Brown trout all week and no Atlantic Salmon, though I had a few on the line, which is actually the best part.
This was a terrific sunset from the Nes Lodge in Iceland, but at first I did not see a quality image in it, beyond the “hold the camera up and shoot” snapshot. So I walked around for a bit, entirely content with simply observing the sunset, then I noticed this small “pond”, more of a really giant puddle, but it worked for getting me a decent reflection.
This is all at like 10:30-11:00 pm Icelandic time, so I am dead tired from fishing and shooting all day and everyone is calling me telling me dinner is ready, but the sunsets last so long up there you really don’t want to leave, for fear the color will change and reveal some additional amazing site.
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A Moose on the Amazon - © Brian Ingram 2014
This is one of the few Landscape shots that I liked from the Amazon. The Amazon is an amazing place, so full of life! There are some terrific images out there from the Amazon, but when I was there the circumstances were just not right for Landscapes. I was at water level most of the time, and when you are down there everything is very close. There is water, brown sand, green trees, then sky. It is all the same, nothing breaks the horizon between the trees and the sky. I was in a particular place on the Amazon, so it is entirely possible that other regions have better landscape potential, but it was just not there for me in the location I was at. So, you have to think outside the box a little and shoot things that are not always seen as photographic.
I am behind on my processing, but trying to work through the backlog and will hopefully have some more images from the Amazon, but I will warn you now, some may be of fish :-).
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Q:I LOVED the fish porn! Thanks!
Your welcome, Glad you liked the images! They were a blast to take and almost as much fun to share.
Enjoy the images, and there are more to come.
So this image got picked up by Lensblr and it blew up in likes and reblogs, well past the 50 needed to make it popular from my standpoint and this image will be available for purchase at my Print Store over at Fishphotog.com, and sense it is still within the 2 week sale period, it will be half off, just like all the other images.
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At the Square - © Brian Ingram 2014
A couple of weeks ago we took some friends up to Deer Valley in Utah. One of the things we wanted to do was spend a day down in Salt Lake City to see the Mormon Church and Temple Square. This is a really amazing place with some stunning architecture and beautifully kept grounds and fountains. Well worth a visit if you are in the area.
This particular shot was taken with a Canon G12 (advanced point and shoot camera). This is a camera that I share with my daughter, eventually I will give it to her. It is a very capable camera that can hopefully survive the riggers of being a 6 year olds. While it would not be able to replace a true SLR, or even something like a X100s, it shoots 10-bit RAW files, has good manual controls, and a versatile and quality zoom lens. The G series Canon line really are great consumer/backup cameras.
At the Top of the Hill - © Brian Ingram 2014
Hallgrímskirkja is the Church at the top of the hill in Reykjavik. It is a really cool looking structure, designed to incorporate elements of the basalt lava flows that are all over Iceland. When I first approached it, I was immediately reminded of a battle helmet.
This was shot in IR using a permanently converted Canon G15 by MaxMax.com. The white tree and black sky give it away, but if you look closely, the real tell is the fact that Dad, the guy in the foreground is wearing sunglasses, but you can see right through them. Pretty Happy with the G15 as an IR camera, compared to my Canon 10D.
In the Distance - © Brian Ingram 2014
Well, Fishporn Friday is over, we now return to our regularly scheduled programming. Looks like I might have lost 10 followers during that flush of fish amazingness… They followed a guy that goes by the name Fishphotog, did they really think it was not going to happen eventually…
Anyway, this is another shot from a recent trip to Iceland. This monolithic tower of rock sores some 600+ meters and as you drive the southern side of the island you see it in the distance and it just keeps getting bigger and bigger as you drive, it really is a massive structure that you drive right up next to. The weather was moving in on me as you can see, the glaciers that you visit are behind me and the clouds at this point had completely obscured them. At this point I was heading back to the hotel in Hella.
I wanted to shoot this a little later in the evening, or with some ND on the lens, and try to get some car headlights streaking through, but there were not really many cars traveling on the road.
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