Captions: Inle Lake, Burma

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A fisherman steadies his boat against the side of another – Inle Lake, Myanmar.

He’s an Intha – a member of a Tibeto-Burman ethnic group living around the lake – famed for their leg-rowing technique and for living off produce grown on floating gardens. Some entrepreneurial fishermen have recently decided that it makes more financial sense to catch one fish in the morning then pose with it for tourist photos at $1 a pop. A lucrative business indeed.

Photograph copyright © Ben McKechnie 2014

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