Honorable Mention TIFA 2021 People / Culture

A Forgotten Art

  • Photographer
    Marco Gelpi
  • Technical Info
    Canon 6d Mark Ii. Ef24-105mm F/4l Is Ii Usm. Taken At F/5.2
  • Photo Date
    25th of March 2018

The first descriptions of cormorant fishing date back to 600CE in Japan and China. Originally practiced for sustenance, it is nowadays under threat and mainly performed for tourists. Few fishermen can still be found. They fight back and try to save this centuries-old tradition.