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Catching the Spirit
Photograph by Sarah Leen

Handfuls of sockeye-fun for cousins Christoper Day and Cory Hawkins, Stikine River salmon are as important to native Tahltan people as buffalo were to Plains Indians such as the Lakota. Whether fresh, home-smoked, or canned, salmon are a staple in the diet and important in social gatherings.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Nikon F100
Film Type: Fujichrome Velvia 50
Lens: Nikkor 24mm
Speed and F-Stop: Unrecorded
Weather Conditions: Partly cloudy
Time of Day: Dusk
Lighting Techniques: Available light plus fill flash
Special Equipment or Comments: As the light was rapidly fading, I used an on-camera Nikon strobe powered down almost two stops as a fill flash.


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