Fisherfolks of Cebu, Philippines

Photos by Robert Gardner

The sea is never far away and provides a livelihood and sustenance to all the towns that dot the coasts. I was visiting friends in a rural part of Cebu and one day the local fishermen set out their net along the beach. It was truly a community effort with many families helping with setting and hauling the net and sharing the catch.  These photos are a vignette of life in a corner of the Philippines.

See also: "Fishermen's Lives"

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