The Old Man and the Sea

Challenge #11 in the All Around series. Hosted by jkats.
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Inspired by Ernest Hemingway's novel titled "The Old Man and the Sea", about an old fisherman that fights against a huge swordfish. Capture the theme as you wish, not only old man fishing and show us your image. Do try to convey the challenge theme.
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As I shot on Cannon Beach,OR one morning I was surprised to see a truck pull onto the beach towing a boat. Soon after arriving, the two fisherman unloaded the boat from the trailer and while the one fisherman parked the truck I was able to get a few shots off of this guy trying to hold the boat steady in the surf. Before long the other fisherman came back and boarded the boat and they were off crashing through the waves setting out to sea. I've always loved this picture because of the whole "man
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Submitted: Wednesday, 14th July, 2010 01:03 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 17th June, 2008
Focal length: 50 mm
Shutter speed: 1/30 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 200
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