Photo of the Week: Smith Island Crab Floats

_MG_0050Photo by John Werry.

"I took the photo of the floats in July of this year as I walked around Ewell, Smith Island. I was in the process of adding to my inventory of photos for an upcoming Chesapeake Bay photography book and knew that I had to capture them. I'd come across floats for 40 years, but never in a pile of this size.

I've been away from the Bay now for a few months (moved recently to South Carolina), and I keep having pangs of withdrawal as I run into pictures of the Bay from time to time. I plan to visit at least once a year as we still have good friends in Tilghman, Maryland."

--John Werry

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Do you have a favorite Bay photo you'd like to submit to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Photo of the Week contest? Send your digital images to CBF's E-Communications Manager, Emmy Nicklin, at enicklin [at sign], along with a brief description of where and when you took the photo and what the Chesapeake Bay means to you. Please also join our Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Flickr group and post your pics to our Facebook page. We look forward to seeing your photos!

Emmy Nicklin

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