15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
The girl from Cawili

Taken on the island of Cawili in the heart of the Sulu Sea, Philippines, this young girl represents the next generation of a very traditional way of life. She is a member of a fishing community that still harvest the rich seas of the coral triangle sustainably. She radiates glamour, strength and an ocean connection that is hard to find in the world today.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2017
Date Uploaded: 07.2017
Photo Location: Cawili Island, Sulu Sea, Philippines, Philippines
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Sally Snow