Chapter 1, Genesis

Category: Outdoor Scenes


Photo and caption by HanKoo Yun

I was traveling in Kyrgyzstan for two weeks in 2012 to document the country in the medium of photography. I spent a few days in Issyk Kul during my journey on the Silk Road. Capturing Sunrise was one of my 'must-do' lists at Issyk Kul so I woke up around 3:30 AM and walked out to the shore with my equipment. I positioned myself at the end of the dock stretched out from the shore. The photograph was taken around 5:30 AM. I was very fascinated by the nature of glowing the moment, place and emotion. And I imagined what would be the first day of the world like.

Location: Issy Kul, Kyrgyzstan


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