A Fisherman’s Life – Halong Bay, Vietnam
Family of Fisherfolk

A Fisherman’s Life – Halong Bay, Vietnam

A family makes their way through fog and mist to their favored fishing spot in the vast Halong Bay in northeastern Vietnam. They set their nets at dusk, fishing all night, and returning to their tiny floating homes at first light. A simple, minimalist life for sure.

The restive waters, the cold wet breath of the fog, are of a

world in which man is an uneasy trespasser…

___Rachel Carson

Ron Mayhew

Fine Art Photographer specializing in Still Life and Commercial Photography.

This Post Has 10 Comments

  1. well i am the lucky one to be in guayaquil where the internet is fast and photos load and i can comment and like and – wow, what a great image! so clear yet so impressionistic the way the water fades into a dream.

    great image!

    1. Thanks Lisa. I am well pleased with the way it all worked out.

  2. Stunning photo, Ron. A very minimalist life indeed, but I’m sure that they’re content with their lot. 🙂

    1. I think so. They have been fishing for generations. Very little has changed. Thanks Sylvia.

  3. Beautiful photo, as always, Ron. Minimalist for sure. 🙂

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