TOKYO-2020 Fine Art / Landscape

Fishermen of The Mangroves

  • Prize
    Gold in Fine Art/Landscape, 1st Place winner in Fine Art
  • Photographer
    Les Sharp
  • Agency / Studio
    Art Photo Travel
  • Technical Info
    1/500s F8 800 Iso, 250mm Canon 1dxmkii
  • Photo Date
    2019 july

For many centuries, they fished with hand nets, but the insatiable public demand for fish have depleted the fish stock or spawned modern technology to fill the gap. So now, their ancient tradition has all but disappeared, leaving the last of the fisherman to re-enact their traditional skills. And when these few fishermen are gone, so will be their noble art. Xiapu, China