LISA KRISTINE

HUMANITARIAN PHOTOGRAPHER AND FINE ARTIST

In China, the tradition of cormorant fishing dates back some 1300 years. Fishermen use the hunting instincts of the cormorants to capture fish. A metal ring is positioned around the bird’s neck to prevent the large, valuable catch from being swallowed. The fish are collected by the handler, and at the end of the fishing period, the birds are allowed to feed.

The handlers inherit the right to fish and spend time with the birds everyday. Because the trainers accompany the birds on a daily basis, their actions compliment the birds smoothly so that they demonstrate wonderful artistic qualities when fishing. It is a remarkable experience to witness man and bird working together in a tradition dating back into the past millennium.

Over the river’s surface, which is shrouded by the dense dawn or dusk, the cormorant boats, lit by lanterns, slowly emerge.

Most fishing is practiced in the spring and summer when the water is high and warm, thus more comfortable for the cormorants. The first rain, seen here, will signal the close of the fruitful season.

AVAILABLE SIZES:

18 x 24 inches (45.72 x 60.96 cm)

24 x 32 inches (60.96 x  81.28 cm)

30 x 40 inches (76.2   x  101.6 cm)

First Rain – China

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Lisa Kristine Limited Edition Fine Artworks are the perfect way to embrace our world and enhance our surroundings. Lisa Kristine’s Limited Edition Photographs are signed and numbered by the artist. Each artwork can be a stand-alone piece showcased in a home setting or curated in combinations with other pieces that are harmoniously compelling.

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  • Photographic Artwork expertly printed on Fine Art Paper at Lisa Kristine Studio

  • Each Artwork is signed and numbered by Lisa Kristine

  • Each Original Artwork is hand rolled with the highest studio standards and is accompanied by white gloves

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Should you have any questions about Lisa Kristine’s Artworks or placement of Artworks in your room or home, we are here to help. We can walk by phone or virtual appointment:

+1 (415) 827-4441 | [email protected]

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