Updates from South Korea - Jeju Edition / by Matt Treager

I've added some photos from a recent trip to Jeju Island on my "Recent Work" tab, and I have a few more to share here as well. Big portfolio relaunch coming soon as I prepare to approach a few Korean magazines with proposals...more to come!

Fisherman in Mokpo, South Korea

Fisherman in Mokpo, South Korea

Riding the ferry to Jeju Island

Riding the ferry to Jeju Island

Dad and daughter near Sagye Beach, Jeju Island, South Korea

Dad and daughter near Sagye Beach, Jeju Island, South Korea

Approaching Jeju Island

Approaching Jeju Island

Offerings at Buddhist temple built into the side of Mt. Sanbang, Jeju Island

Offerings at Buddhist temple built into the side of Mt. Sanbang, Jeju Island

Haenyeo (해녀), which translates into "sea women", are an icon on Jeju Island. These women free-dive for sea urchins, abalone, octopi, and other seafood. They are renown for their strong wills, being able to hold their breath for up to two minutes diving to depths of 20 meters.

Haenyeo (해녀), which translates into "sea women", are an icon on Jeju Island. These women free-dive for sea urchins, abalone, octopi, and other seafood. They are renown for their strong wills, being able to hold their breath for up to two minutes diving to depths of 20 meters.