A Fisherman in Nakijin

© Michael Lynch

A Fisherman in Nakijin
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Nakijin Village is located on the Motobu Peninsula of Okinawa, Japan. This fisherman, Shokitan Motoo, had just come out of the water after a few tosses of his net. He didn't catch any fish. I had been standing on the coral rocks above, watching him. Off on the horizon is Izena Island. My boat trip there had been cancelled due to an aproaching typhoon. We joked and laughed. Mother Nature rules the world. Okinawan people know that and accept it. Better days will come, if you just wait. Smile and enjoy life. It's the Okinawan way.
Photo taken with a Pentax KD10, tripod, cable release and camera flash. Pentax 18-250 at 27mm. f/11 1/180 ISO 100 SEP 13, 2012 1:22PM. Contest Category: People

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Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/180 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 26.88 mm, Model: PENTAX K10D

Uploaded on 9/13/2012 7:39:54 PM

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