Fighting beauties

Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich says looking for the right fish to shoot is like choosing a fashion model.
Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich says looking for the right fish to shoot is like choosing a fashion model.ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich, who has a special interest in shooting Siamese fighting fish, is showcasing his works here

At first glance, they seem calligraphic, or like feathers, petals or gowns suspended in mid-air.

But pay closer attention to these dynamic images by Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich and you will realise that you are, in fact, looking at Siamese fighting fish.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 13, 2018, with the headline 'Fighting beauties'. Print Edition | Subscribe