Silhouettes of Halong Bay Fishermen

Fishermen of Halong Bay, Vietnam

Halong Bay in Vietnam is a home of the ancient Viet people and has been occupied by various cultures dating back some 18,000 years.

Fishermen of Halong Bay, Vietnam

The fishing communities who live on the bay still retain their own special culture.

Fishermen of Halong Bay, Vietnam

With hundreds of species of fish, as well as crustaceans like shrimp and lobster, mollusks, and squid the fishermen have a lot to chose from.

Fishermen of Halong Bay, Vietnam

They fish using the same methods they have for centuries whether with a net or a pole. Often in very small boats.

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Ron Mayhew

Fine Art Photographer specializing in Still Life and Commercial Photography.

This Post Has 24 Comments

  1. These play out beautifully, Ron.

    Sent from my iPad

    1. Thanks Lynn. I am pleased with the grouping.

  2. Very professional!

  3. Just love these silhouettes, thank you

    1. Thank you.I am glad you liked the post.

  4. A great set of images Ron, I especially like image no 2, the composition and the vignette is perfect, well done 🙂 Regards Mark

    1. Thanks Mark. I appreciate your comments.

  5. Lovely photos – a very different perspective on Halong Bay!

  6. Pure and beautiful.
    Especially second one, it is a fine art.
    Great capture, Ron.

    1. Thank you. I always appreciate your thoughts. The second one is my favorite too.

    1. Thanks. I thought so too. It is a dreamy place.

    1. Thank you for the lovely comment my friend.

  7. Wonderful series, Ron, I’m all “zen”ed out right now. xxx

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