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Week 43 #43 Tools Of The Trade


My photography club several weeks ago took a field trip to Tarpon Springs, FL.  Tarpon Springs became famous in the late 1800’s as the hub for harvesting Sponges from the gulf waters off the coast.  Many Greek citizens immigrated to the area to work on the ships. Tarpon Springs is now home to one of the largest Greek communities in the United States.  We didn’t realize the day we chose to visit,  happened to coincide with their once monthly Greek Festival.  We had hoped to have a beautiful sunset along the pier waters that evening but, alas Mother Nature wasn’t at her finest.  Instead we concentrated on the multiple festive scenes around us.  Greek musicians provided us with continual background music while we wandered the streets.  I captured this man with his “Tool Of The Trade”, a beautiful Bouzouki.




Author: CarolynEliason

I have always enjoyed photography, but with encouragemet from family and friends over the past several years I began to realize I really love it! Belonging to this blog and a local digital photo group has challenged me to look at the beauty of the world and to enjoy capturing it with my camera.

10 thoughts on “Week 43 #43 Tools Of The Trade

  1. What an excellent environmental portrait, Carolyn! Great job :-)!

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  2. I can almost “hear” this – what a great photo.

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  3. Fantastic light and mood, Carolyn. Nice post-processing.


  4. Great portrait, Caroline.

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