Circular sunset by shaharwider

When i got to Xingping, i found a local chinese photographer telling me i should go up to this mountain…. i went up.. .didnt see a good view because of the bushes in the lower part of the picture… so i climbed a local antenna and this amazing view revealed in front of me, i waited for sunset, put the filters on, and here is a result of these amazing view. (oh, and what seems like finger signs on the lens in the middle…. it’s smoke because they were burning stuff down there…)
The picture is With Nikon 610, Nikkor 14-24/2.8 LuCroit Filter system for the Nikon 14-24, Hard gradient filter 0.9 of formatt hitech, and a panorama of 5 pictures taken on a Gitzu tripod GT0545T with Manfrotto SKU 496RC2 head.

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the king fisherman by AaronChoiPhoto

a lone cormorant fisherman on the li river in guagxi china relaxing by the river with the lantern on to lure in the fishes at night. Taken in xingping, china.

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Fly with me by roaldgoossen

Cormorant fisherman casting the net on the Li River in Guangxi, China. I was actually a little afraid of the rain, because my camera is not waterproof. You can clearly see the raindrops in the foreground, so I was almost soaked after this shot, but thankfully my camera is still working. So what is the history behind this photo: With just a bird, a gas lamp and a net, each morning, fisherman in China keep a special, thousand year old tradition alive.
Sailing peacefully across a river, the men fish without the aid of a rod with this unusual method, which was first practiced in 960 AD.
The men, pictured in southern China, release a cormorant bird, which then dives into the water and retrieves a carp, returning it to the fisherman’s reed raft. Thanks for viewing!

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