This photograph was taken in Toneri Park in Tokyo Adachi-ku. Toneri Park is a general park of the metropolitan area for which has the plottage of 68.8ha and is provided with the nature of pond, open space, a bird sanctuary, etc. Toneri Park was utilized as an air defense green tract of land and a local resident's health and health in 1940 prewar days. While preventing overcrowded-ization of the residence by preparing a green belt within a city area after the war, it was re-fixed in order to aim at improvement in a local resident's living environment as a tree planting city park. Once, since it was far from the railroad station, there was only bus in access. But, the monorail of Toneri Liner starts business now, and access from the center of Tokyo became easy. By the way, it was raining on that day. The angler put the simple chair on the shoal of a pond, put the colorful umbrella and was hanging down the long pole. Seemingly, a black bass can be fished.
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Indrasish (2531) 2013-08-22 10:16
I really like this types of shot.. Very unique.. You have keen eyes to capture this.. Good focus on subject and great composition.. superb image quality and nice colors too.. also an interesting notes attached to it.. Very well done..
Good night from India and wish you all the best..
lousat (67105) 2013-08-22 10:22
Hi Mikio,the sad atmosphere of a rainy day takne very well,i like this brave fisherman,nice and original composition and very good quality despite the difficult light.Have a nice day and thanks,luciano
goodwill (4881) 2013-08-22 10:32
What a new way to catch fish!
I like his attitude, of sitting and using the umbrella.
Optimum use of the available resources.
Isn't it great Mikio ?
holmertz (33511) 2013-08-22 10:37
It seems that eager amateur anglers can get very excited about their hobby. This man looks a bit fanatic, but he gave you a very good and amusing photo. His blue and yellow umbrella brightens the view on this dull and rainy day, and you have placed him well towards the side, facing the centre of the composition.
pajaran (44354) 2013-08-22 10:43
Ja sam strastven ribolovac.
Interesantan tekst o mestu, sa datim podacima ...
Lep pogled na ribolovca i trenutak sa kisobranom ...
Dobar trenutak snimka, kontrast, lepe boje.
Dobra kompozicija, lepo pokazano mesto i trenutak.
Srecan ti lov, ribolovce.
Koju ribu lovi.
I am an avid fisherman.
An interesting article about the place, with the given data ...
Nice view of the fisherman and the moment with umbrella ...
A good time recording, contrast, beautiful colors.
Good composition, nice place and time indicated.
You happy hunting anglers.
Which fish catch.
All the best.
bayno (18340) 2013-08-22 11:33
i like the scene and the low key that you use, good tones and clear image, also the framing is good...
chrisvek (6997) 2013-08-22 17:23
Excellent photo on that great timing.Fishing a very interesting hobby and you captured this moment perfect.Very good POV and atmosphere.Well done.
Have a nice day
ikeharel (46976) 2013-08-23 0:45
What a persistent angler would do to get some extra time with the fishs...
Nice taken the moment, Mikio, the umbrella sure draw the view with it's marvelous colors contrast over the image.
Have a nice weekend,
mirosu (10186) 2013-08-23 1:39
Excellent snapshot. I like to see the man concentrating on the water without noticing you. You´ve placed the man to the side of the frame which really does strengthen things and creates excellent balance. The rainy atmosphere adds a nice hue to the scene. Wish you a nice weekend. Greetings, Miro.
subhendu_bagchi (23613) 2013-08-23 4:59
hello, a nice image here with soft colour tone. Excellent light. Good DOF. Like the coloured umbrella very much which is contrasting nicely in such almost black and white surrounding. Great moment with this person catching fish. Excellent shot. Tfs.
fotka (2811) 2013-08-23 5:33
He has comfortable sit under the "roof" for his fishing adventure. Very good shot of daily life. The colorful umbrella added life to this gray color photo.
Good pov, well done!
Have a nice weekend,
jemaflor (76610) 2013-08-25 1:30
Interesting view during a rainy day, brightness is well managed and the composition well balanced, good detail with the colored umbrella.
mcmtanyel (7325) 2013-08-25 10:21
I like the colorful umbrella against the prevalent grey. You've placed the angler very well, excellent composition.
mesutilgim (75550) 2013-08-25 12:55
Amazing capture !
It must be hard to wait for the next fish even under an umbrella !
TFS and best regards
danos (80278) 2013-08-26 0:27
very nice the snapshot with the enthusiast fisherman to fish under the rain with these difficult weather conditions.Excellent scenery with the man to sit his little chair in the pond.
fabbs99 (13507) 2013-08-26 2:25
Its an excellent shot of the angler on a rainy day.The water covers a large part of the frame and look nice.Superb sharpness and clarity in the shot.Very well done.TFS.
abmdsudi (35340) 2013-08-26 9:52
I think he is so dedicated avid angler, be it rain or no rain so fully engrossed with his task awaiting for a big snatch there perhaps. But but he also has become the victim of your keen eyes. Interesting daily life, good placement with yellow colour of the umbrella stands out helping the eye to settle in on a moody ominous grey surrounding. The water reflection equally demands some attention too with its lovely silvery ripples that complements the shot attractively. Photographically a success capture
- Copyright: mikio kato (kato) (10577)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-04-13
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Pentax K10 D, Pentax DA 50-200 f4-5.6 ED
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/180 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-08-22 8:43