It is just you, your fishing pole, and the fish jumping through the river as the sun is rising, illuminating the sky with an array of pinks. There is nothing else on your mind but the way the fish glide through the crystal clear water just barely getting away from the fly on your pole.
These are the kind of moments that drove me to create images portraying the tranquility of fly fishing. This particular set of images were all shot on the famous Big Eddy drift of the Skykomish River. I have always enjoyed photographing the art of fly fishing and capturing the perfect moment of serenity, which can only be met on the water.
Ever since I was a child, water fascinated me. The way it moves forcefully through the cracks of our Earth has caused me to design many projects related to rivers and lakes. This project is one that pertains to canoeing, white water kayaking, and sea kayaking.
Being an adventure and lifestyle photographer I always try to create a scene that has never been done before and I will continue to do that going even further with more and more water activities.
These are hard working Americans performing their daily job duties in an industrial world. This particular set of images captures a glimpse into their lives; displaying the grit and grind that comes from working a strenuous and physical job.
This is an ongoing series where I will explore the many different unique jobs satisfying today’s society.