The Many Faces of a Burmese Fish Market

After landing in Yangon, Myanmar and shooting Shwedagon I got to sleep and woke up at 4 in the morning, drank some disgusting coffee made from a powder mix in my hotel room, and rushed to the Thiri Mingalar fish market. On the way to Thiri Mingalar I saw many dozens of monks walking barefoot collecting food, people biking in nearly pitch black streets, street food vendors already serving breakfast, and pickup trucks with dozens of people crammed into them. I woke up thinking I was going to be focusing on fish but instead I was floored by the ethnic diversity and beautiful faces of Yangon. Below are some of my favorite portraits from the Thiri Mingalar fish market.

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