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Stevie
hvar
By Rob_Nolan
18 Jun 2018

First roll of film from Nikonos V

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Siquijor Island
Siquijor Island
By Ralf Falbe
05 Mar 2016

Paddling a Banca Boat at sunset, Siquijor Island, Philippines.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
05 Mar 2016

A man and the female family members harvest green peanuts, one of Lombok's crops, that are grown along the southern tip of Ekas.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
02 Mar 2016

Salman, a fisherman and the best surfer in the village of Ekas, sands his fishing boat that has been freshly pained with Sasak designs. Other men of the village work on a boat and mend nets close to the shore of the bay.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
02 Mar 2016

During the day, women take care of the children while tending to other household chores. This boy will surely grow up to be a fisherman, and perhaps a surfer, in the village of Ekas.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
02 Mar 2016

Teens take some time out during the day to hang out, play music, or watch the sea from the shore. It's time to spend with friends or alone, as much time is spent fishing or surfing in the world famous waters of Indonesia.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
02 Mar 2016

As night falls with Mount Rinjani in the distance, the village leader's son plays with the trash left behind the fisherman along the banks of Ekas bay. The village becomes very lively as everyone enjoys the sunset, the cool air, and the ending of another day of simple hard labor.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
29 Feb 2016

Rumaji, a local fisherman of Ekas, pulls his nets in after sunrise to find his daily catch that will feed his family for the days to come. This small remote fishing village still remains completely self-sufficient with little need for resources further close to cities.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
29 Feb 2016

Rumaji, a fisherman of the small village of Ekas, prepares his boat at sunrise to collect the fish from his nets. Mount Rinjani, Lombok's one active volcano, sits off into the distance.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
28 Feb 2016

After a night of sailing and fishing, men bring their boats to the shore of Lombok's largest fish market, Tanjung Luar. After sunrise, primarily women, and some men, will wade to meet the boats then bring the fish into the market to be sold.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
27 Feb 2016

Left: Marine worms called "Nyale" come to certain beaches of southern Lombok to spawn once a year. The legend says that after Princess Mandalika jumped from the cliffs to save the island from war, her people searched the tidal flats below but only found nyale marine worms, which they believed were the magical infestation of her beautiful hair. Right: Ice is sold at the largest fish market on the island of Lombok to keep the fish fresh and able to transport across the island.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
27 Feb 2016

As the first light of day rises over the village of Ekas, a family collects nyale, a sea worm that comes to the southern coast of Lombok once a year and is part of the activities of the most important holiday of Sasak culture.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
27 Feb 2016

Men rest on the beach during the early morning of the Bau Nyale festival, a traditional holiday that occurs once a year on Lombok Island. It's a Sasak holiday that occurs for two days, on the 10th month of the Sasak calendar, and people travel to the southern coast for the festivities.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
26 Feb 2016

During the annual Sasak festival, Bau Nyale, men will perform peresean which is traditional stick fighting competition. This may represent the story how many kingdoms ago, Princess Mandalika had numerous suitors fighting for her hand in marriage. To prevent war and death on the beautiful and peaceful island of Lombok, she threw herself off the seaside cliffs to her death.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
25 Feb 2016

Sahram uses traditional tools for building fishing boats to carve a "gamboose" on the shore immediately after choosing and cutting the tree to be used for the traditional instrument. It will take an approximate week to make this 7 stringed instrument that will use a varied weight fishing line for strings.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
25 Feb 2016

Sitting on a traditional "bruga", to shade from the sun and allow the ocean breeze to cross, the loser at a game of dominos must wear a stone tied to his ear with fishing line.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
25 Feb 2016

Boys of fisherman living in the small Indonesian village of Ekas, cool off from the intense heat and play with miniature boats that were built with the help of their fathers.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
25 Feb 2016

A fisherman, his wife, and child pass to drop their fishing nets for the evening as Rumaji reuses a plastic bag to funnel petrol into the rudimentary internal combustion engine so the boat can return to the village of Ekas.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
25 Feb 2016

About a kilometer into the bay of Ekas, there is a single fish farm where most of the fish are exported to China and islands settled further north of the Indian Ocean.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
24 Feb 2016

While laboring over parts to repair fishing boats, the men of Ekas find ways to keep spirits high with jokes and laughter among themselves.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
24 Feb 2016

A young shepherd turns his attention away from his flock of sheep to watch a group of local surfers along the horizon of the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean.

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Ekas, Lombok
By Eleanor Moseman
24 Feb 2016

Jamal, a fisherman of Ekas Bay, uses zip ties to attach a new bamboo beam to help the balance of this fishing boat. During the day, most men will be repairing boats or nets. His sandals have been clipped to allow for more stability and control.

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Cloud 9 Surfer
Siargao Island
By Ralf Falbe
19 Feb 2016

Surfer at Cloud 9 Resort, Siargao Island, Philippines.

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Surfing in the Phillipines
Siargao Island
By Ralf Falbe
18 Feb 2016

Surfer is entering the famous spot called Cloud 9 on Siargao Island in the Philippines.

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Cloud 9 Watchtower
Siargao Island
By Ralf Falbe
17 Feb 2016

Watchtower at Cloud 9 surf resort, Siargao Island, Philippines.

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Seaweed Pickers in Peru
Pacasmayo, Peru
By Berta Tilmantaite
02 Jun 2015

Every day local men and women from Pacasmayo (Peru) spread along the shore of the town and wade into the ocean. They are collecting mococho (also called cochayuyo) seaweed. Mococho is used for Peru's traditional ceviche and also for medicine. One kilogram of mocacho is sold for 3 to 4 soles (around 1 dollar). In 2-3 hours men and women can collect between 5 and 20 kilograms. Occasionally they also catch octopuses and use them for ceviche as well.

“It’s quite an easy job and I earn enough to support my family. I spend 3 hours a day working in the ocean and then I can stay with my kids for the rest of the day,” says Claudio, 30, who is doing this job together with his brother Luis for over 15 years. “In the winter we freeze here after a couple hours in the cold water and there is significantly less mococho because of the lower temperature,” says Marilu, 47. “But I don’t complain, I like to spend time in the water,” she adds smiling.
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Pacasmayo, Peru
By Berta Tilmantaite
02 Jun 2015

A local woman collects mococho (also called cochayuyo) seaweed in Pacasmayo, Peru.

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Pacasmayo, Peru
By Berta Tilmantaite
02 Jun 2015

Marilu (47) collects mococho (also called cochayuyo) seaweed in Pacasmayo, Peru. Mococho is used for Per's traditional ceviche and also for medicine.
Marilu doesn't have a mask that would help to see underwater, so she just covers herself from the sun and goes into the water to collect seaweed gropingly. She spends 2-3 hours in the water everyday over 15 years to later sell the seaweed and support her family with three children.

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Pacasmayo, Peru
By Berta Tilmantaite
02 Jun 2015

A local woman collects mococho (also called cochayuyo) seaweed in Pacasmayo, Peru.

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Pacasmayo, Peru
By Berta Tilmantaite
02 Jun 2015

A local woman collects mococho (also called cochayuyo) seaweed in Pacasmayo, Peru.

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Pacasmayo, Peru
By Berta Tilmantaite
02 Jun 2015

Mococho (also called cochayuyo) seaweed in Pacasmayo, Peru. Mococho is used for Per's traditional ceviche and also for medicine.

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Pacasmayo, Peru
By Berta Tilmantaite
02 Jun 2015

Mococho (also called cochayuyo) seaweed in Pacasmayo, Peru. Mococho is used for Per's traditional ceviche and also for medicine.