17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Fisherman. Way home

Picture taken, in the lower reaches of the Lena River (Yakutia), near the Laptev Sea. The harsh life of the northern indigenous people. To feed their families, they risk their lives, going on long cold trips. On the street -52 goal, but for them it is not a problem. In the photo, a young fisherman goes home to his family after 3 months of separation.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2017
Date Uploaded: 04.2019
Photo Location: Yakutsk, Russia
Copyright: © Artur Vinokurov