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Ro is a traditional fishing way of fishermen in Thu Bon river of Hoi An ancient town, Quang Nam province, Vietnam. This work takes place during the dry season, from January to August. The huge net is lowed under the water level, then use light of bub to attract fish. Several hours later, he raises net up and sails a small boat underneath to collect fishery. A night of work begins from sunset to sunrise next morning with several times of sleep and wake up. In favorable nights, fishermen can earn $9 in wages.

National Geographic Your Shot – Jan 13, 2020

This fine-art print showcases the Ro, a traditional fishing method practiced by the skilled fishermen along the Thu Bon River in the picturesque Hoi An ancient town, nestled in the Quang Nam province of Vietnam. The photograph captures a moment in the dry season, spanning from January to August, where the fishermen employ a time-honored technique to secure their catch.

The image vividly portrays the labor-intensive process as a massive net is submerged beneath the water’s surface. Illuminated by the gentle glow of bub lights, strategically positioned to lure in the aquatic inhabitants, the scene unfolds with a harmonious blend of tradition and practicality. The arduous task involves patiently waiting for hours before hoisting the net and navigating a small boat beneath it to retrieve the day’s bountiful catch.

The work provides a glimpse into the nocturnal world of these dedicated fishermen, depicting a nightlong endeavor that spans from the mesmerizing hues of sunset to the soft glow of sunrise the following morning. The rhythm of the work dictates several intervals of sleep and wakefulness, creating a cyclical dance between man and nature.

In nights graced by favorable conditions, the fruits of their labor translate into tangible rewards, with the potential to earn $9 in wages—an economic testament to the symbiotic relationship between the fishermen and the Thu Bon River. This photograph, sourced from National Geographic’s Your Shot collection on Jan 13, 2020, immortalizes the essence of Ro, offering viewers a captivating glimpse into a timeless tradition that sustains both livelihoods and cultural heritage along the waterways of Vietnam.

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High quality matte paper, Canvas


40 x 50 cm / 16 x 20 inch, 60 x 75 cm / 24 x 30 inch, 80 x 100 cm / 32 x 40 inch (limited of 3)


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