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Catmendo

Self Portrait, well kind of.

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I took this "self portrait back in late October. i want to see if I can get the distance half way right in order to focus the shot. As you can it turned out fairly reasonible considering I took the shot off the tripod and used the timer.

Actual sixe of the walleye....29 inch's....released to thrill someone else, some other time! wink

I did have to crop the photo as it was exactly centered.

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Nice fish and picture. I am guessing by the color it's a prairie lake....maybe the Dakota's?

I know how challenging those self-portraits can be...especially in the boat with a little wind! I usually try to shoot towards the transom so that I can use the outboard as a reference. The problem with that is the outboard is in the picture. I like your background better!

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Thanks! Actually the location is Traverse Bay, which is located just beyond the mouth of the Winnipeg River.

As for the boat. In my case, the job of seting up a tripod for a self-portrait isn't difficult. My fishing boat is a 24' Tri-toon, very large and very stable. There's enough room to set up a 1/2 dozen tripods! grin

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