Picture: Suloara Allokendek/Solent News
A fisherman throws his huge fishing net over a lake while standing on a thin wooden raft. In the early hours of the morning, anywhere between five to ten, local fishermen will flock to the Situ Gunung Lakes in Sukabumi, West Java, to fish for tilapia.
I’ve waited to post this photo for a couple of months for a couple of reasons. One, it is just too good not to post – click here for a larger size: it makes a great desktop background.
The second reason is that this image, or one very similar, has been engrained in my visual memory for some 29 years. It was what I was looking for during a day’s ride along the Kerala backwaters in South India. I’d used up nearly a whole roll of film and had made the difficult decision to put my camera way.
And it was at that moment…..