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2012/08/03

On the beach. Tattooed Fisherman in Kangasala.

tattooed fisherman

In the last days of july came the summer warmth I had waited for. So I headed to the beach right away to catch some solar rays.

Rigth next to the beach I saw this tattooed family man angling with a sticklike fishing rod. His family with four kids were playing in the water. I knew it was a total impossibility to really catch a fish in a hot day and restless place like that.

But I believe this guy understood the romantic side of the angling. To withdraw to shadows in your own peace staring the red and white fishing rod bobber. Oh boy, I love it too. The image took me directly to a different decade. Like to the scenes of a marvelous Italian film Ossessione by Luchino Visconti, 1943.

2 comments:

Kathleen Lisson said...

Beautiful look into your creative process and art!

Zonzon said...

Kathleen, thank you. By the way, I'm working on a hat-related post to be published in the near future. Stay tuned.