Dgrin Mini-Challenge #281 - River Life
Dear Dgrinners, I feel very honoured to run my very first Mini-Challenge, which is mini #281 anno DGrin! I selected River Life to be this mini's topic. Unfortunately, I do not have access to my precious photo laptop since over two weeks now (it's on a repair odysee), so I cannot supply you with example images just yet. A picture says more than thousand words they say, but I will do my best to describe what I'd like to see in this thread. I will upload some example pictures too once my laptop is back in my hands.
This mini runs until Wednesday, March 27th, 22:00 CET
I always found rivers to be some of the most fascinating structures on this planet, as they are the lifeline for so many creatures by providing them with all necessities for life, be it direct or indirect. Many of mankind largest cities are built directly along rivers for centuries or even milleniums, and they are almost a guarantee for prospering life. Now by pictures of "River Life", I don't mean classical landscape shots of mere rivers. I rather mean pictures showing earthly creatures - be it humans, mammals, fishes, insects or birds - whose natural habitat is near, along, at or in rivers. Be it people fishing, driving a boat, doing their laundry, birds hunting, dogs taking a bath, cats roaming the shoreline - as long as they do it in, above or next to a river, it fits! The river itself should only be co-starring but the picture should leave no doubt that whatever is happening is happening in or at a river - so there should be some visibility of water and the shores of the river too.
I hope this description gives you enough of a hint for what kind of pictures I'm looking for.
UPDATE Mar. 14th - finally got my workhorse back, example pictures:
Cat roaming the shores of the Don river near Konstantinovsk, Russia
People bathing in Don river near Konstantinovsk, Russia, while a vessel is passing by
Man fishing in Don river near Semikarakorsk, Russia
Two men fishing in the Neva river in St. Peterburg, Russia
I'm curious about and eagerly awaiting creative approaches to this subject. Let them pictures coming!
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