Early Riser by Brian Pelkey

This is so much more than just a photo. The quest to take another one “equal to” or “better than” has taught me much about trout and photography..not to mention all the wonderful friends I have met along the way.

The photo was taken at dawn on one of the many ponds and lakes within the Adirondack State Park in Upstate, NY.

“Happiness is not a destiny, it is a way of life, measured by the moments that take our breath away.”

As of 4/19/11 – 4048 views and 119 favorites. Thank you so much!

See more of my Adirondack landscape and wildlife photos at http://bestrainbowtroutphotos.com. I hope my photos inspire viewers to visit the Adirondacks and support the preservation of wildlife. Thank you for looking. Have a great day!

Top 10 Finisher in the Wild Animals Challenge in the “Playful Photogenic Animals” Group on 3/13/10.

One Wild Animal in Habitat challenge!
Mood & Ambi(e)nce Group on 3/5/10


Award winning photographer specializing in rainbow trout and landlocked salmon. I have expanded recently to take photos of other wildlife and landscapes that surround me here in the Adirondack Park. My photos have been published in several newspapers and magazines. Please visit MY WEBPAGE to see additional photos.

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  • fourthangel
    fourthangelover 5 years ago

    Wow! Is that a rainbow or a brown? Lucky shot!

  • swaby
    swabyover 5 years ago

    It should appear in a magazine! Nice shot, quick on the shutter button Id say! Good for you!

  • Lisa Williams
    Lisa Williamsover 5 years ago

    Fantastic shot!

  • John Spies
    John Spiesover 5 years ago

    Incredible capture, composition, focus, love the reflection

  • TsipiLevin
    TsipiLevinover 5 years ago

    Great shot!

  • Tatiana R
    Tatiana Rover 5 years ago

    What a shot! Wow, just fantastic!

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1over 5 years ago

    astonishing capture! marvellous work

  • Happy New Year, Maggie!


    – Brian Pelkey

  • JKKimball
    JKKimballover 5 years ago

    Beautiful image!

  • rodeorose
    rodeoroseover 5 years ago

    WOWEE!!!!! Incredible shot! Congratulations!!

  • hereforfun
    hereforfunover 5 years ago

    Wow ! thats so awesome congrats !

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