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Colorful Buoys - Fishermen's Terminal - Ballard WA

The intended use of a crab pot buoy or float, is to mark the location of a submerged pot.

Brightly colored, often fluorescent,

they help fishermen locate deployed pots in all manner of weather.

Here,

at Fishermen’s Terminal

in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle,

a crab boat uses some colorful buoys for an alternate use,

hung over the side of the vessel to protect it from bumping other boats

or the dock when moored.

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When all else fails,

if I’m in an unsure photographic mood,

I can always count on one of a handful of ‘go to’ places in Seattle,

to boost my mood and creative eye.

One of those is the working docks at Fishermen’s Terminal.

I love the sights, sounds and smells associated with fishing and crabbing.

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What about you,

where’s your go to place for photography?

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Check out my ‘Freebie‘ page,

I’ve begun uploading some March 2013

desktop calendar wallpapers for you!

 

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