21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Boy fishing for catfish at sunset

They were bad days for the fishing community of Don Juan. The rains had caused the nearby rivers to swell and the "aguaje" (a very high tide) had prevented them from going out to catch shrimp. Some children, after doing their schoolwork, tried to help feed the family by catching small catfish from the shores. And the rains did not stop...

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Don Juan, ManabĂ­, Ecuador
Camera: NIKON D3100
Copyright: © Ramon Rodolfo Asar