Sawabe Kai
  • Sawabe Kai 
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Photographer. After graduating from university, he moved to Germany. As a photojournalist, reported on sports and news in many countries, sharing his take on different civilizations and cultures around the world. In his work he pursues issues that he feels deserve attention from society.
Cormorant Fishing: An Ancient Tradition to Mark Each New Summer2017.08.16

Cormorant fishing, a method that involves lighting a fire to lure sweetfish and catching them with tamed cormorants, is today a popular tourist attraction that marks the beginning of summer in Japan. This is the story of the men and birds involved in Japan’s most famous cormorant fishing on the Nagara River.

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