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Bronze 2021 Advertising / Travel/Tourism

Leg-Rowing Fisherman_Ii

  • Photographer
    Win Tun Naing
  • Prize
    Bronze in Advertising / Travel/Tourism

Inle Lake (Burmese: ??????????), a freshwater lake located in the Nyaungshwe Township of Taunggyi District of Shan State, in Myanmar (Burma). Leg-Rowing Fishermen is the Icons of Inle Lake, Myanmar. Basically, leg-rowing is a traditional fishing technique of Intha. The traditional fisherman still use the leg rowing technique which they stand at the stern and wrap one leg round an oar whilst gripping the hull of the boat with the other foot. The fishermen will catch a small selection of carp using conical shaped nets which they submerge in the lake.

Win Tun Naing (Burmese: ??????????????) was born in Myanmar (Burma). He enjoys travel photography for nature, people, cultures, customs, and architecture. Architectural photography is his burning desire. Most of them are related to his career, Interior Designer/Drafter, his hobby serves as a pillar for his career.