The amazing “one-legged” fishermen of Inle Lake, Myanmar (Burma)
Inle Lake in Myanmar is famous for its “one-legged” fishermen. They perform the seemingly impossible feat of rowing (and steering) their small, teak-hulled, wooden boats with one leg wrapped around a single oar while managing to fish with a net at the same time.
There is no more enchanting time to photograph them than in the setting sun. Plenty of opportunities for great images abound, both front-lit like this one:
And back-lit, using minus exposure compensation to keep the highlights from blowing out, like this one:
We’ve had an amazing trip here so far this year, and are looking forward to bringing another group next December. We hope you can join us!