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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I took this shot on a boat between Gili Meno and Lombok, which is east of Bali, in Indonesia. It was very early in the morning, and I took this shot half asleep, not thinking this could become anything "serious". Turns out it's a nice picture. A perfect conclusion to a week of diving one of earth's most beautiful archipelagos.
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Submitted: Thursday, 15th July, 2010 00:39 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 29th December, 2009
Focal length: 46 mm
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Aperture: F7.1
ISO: 100
Notes: The shot was taken with a very basic point and shoot. I used aperture priority mode because I knew the sweet spot of the lens. I unfortunately forgot to set it on RAW. I then edited it in Aperture 3, using Silver Efex Pro: Black & White, vignetting, a few curve corrections, added grain to cover the horrid noise and that's pretty much it.
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