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The Rookie
Photograph by Victor José Cobo

On the deck of the Westcott, deckhand Justin Kreimes ties a couple extra bags to a freighter's mail pail. "It's definitely a fun job," he says. "You would think it would get repetitive, but it doesn't. No two mail runs are the same—the river always responds differently."

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Leica M6 Range-finder
Film Type: Fujichrome 400 pushed 1 stop
Lens: 35mm f/2
Speed and F-Stop: 1 second @ f/2.0

Weather Conditions: Clear
Time of Day: Night
Lighting Techniques: Orange gel on flash



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