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Physical Therapy Assistant Professor Dr. Steve Fishers' Photography Featured in Galveston Monthly Magazine

Dr. Steve Fisher, from UTMB SHP Physical Therapy, has his photography featured on the cover of Galveston Monthly Magazine Feb. 2015 edition. Congratulations to Dr. Fisher on such a great photo feature! See more at the link below.

See full Galveston Monthly Magazine - Feb 2015 Edition

Galveston Monthly Cover Feb 2015

Galveston Montly Mazazine Feb 2015 Page 10

On the cover...

The cover this month is a photograph titled "Crab Traps" that was taken by Steve Ross Fisher. Steve had seen the pier in this image many times. It overlooks Galveston Bay facing the island. Then one afternoon while exploring around he saw that someone had pulled up those crab traps. They were resting on the pier in a zig-zag pattern, which seemed to lead the eye to that strange spoil mound in the distance. He knew he had to come back at sunrise the next morning. He did and made some exposures, but none really seemed to work. He had to keep going back over the next couple weeks to work out the composition - and wait for an early morning low tide.

Luckily, the traps were not moved. On a very cold morning with a wintry sky things came together. He used a long exposure because he wanted that "mind's eye" view of how he remembered old crab traps on a pier when he was young. Growing up in the Houston-Galveston area, Steve learned to appreciate the spare, understated beauty of our coastal landscape. Self-taught in his approach to photography, he strives to create images that emphasize these minimalist visual qualities.

In addition to his photographic pursuits, Steve received a PhD in Rehabilitation Science from UTMB at Galveston and is currently a faculty member at UTMB. More of his work can be seen at