21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People

The "Stilt Fisherman Photograph" captures the essence of Sri Lanka's traditional fishing technique. The image showcases a fisherman perched on a precarious wooden pole, skillfully balancing himself while casting his net into the ocean below. This iconic photograph not only celebrates the resilience and resourcefulness of these fishermen but also serves as a reminder of the rich cultural heritage that continues to thrive in this island nation.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2023
Date Uploaded: 09.2023
Photo Location: Galle, Sri Lanka
Copyright: © Jeniff Hasmath