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