The Asia Unique series of books highlights the extraordinary diversity of Asia by focusing on one specific topic, photographed in its amazing variety by some of the finest travel photographers currently covering Asia. Throughout the books, inspirational quotes and proverbs from Asia, related to the specific book topic, compliment the stunning images. CATCH shows the many ways people across the continent go about catching fish. 'Don't stand by the water and long for fish; go home and weave a net'. Goes the Chinese proverb. Fishing has been one of man's main pursuits throughout the ages. Asia's oceans, lakes and rivers provide for a substantial part of people's diets. Ingenious contraptions and clever devices have been constructed to gather a bountiful catch or simply to ensure there is food on the table. Nets come in all colours, shapes and sizes, rods short and long, bamboo traps, small enough to hold a handful of river crabs or oversized to capture a catfish of monstrous proportions. Asia Unique catches the richness of this fascinating continent, and CATCH highlights the extraordinary diversity of fishing methods across Asia, captured in 117 stunning colour photographs and enriched by inspirational Asian quotes and proverbs related to the act of fishing. It features 117 stunning & unique colour photographs by the finest photographers currently working in Asia, including Hans Kemp, Suthep Kritsanavarin, Bruno Barbier, Richard I'Anson, Greg Elms and many others. It has the highest quality repro on art paper; handsomely bound; and includes caption listing. The Asia Unique photography series is published is published by Hans Kemp under the Red Banana Books imprint.
By Kemp, Hans