Spring shopping at Gupo Market

The weather is getting warmer, the Asian Dust is clearing, and Gupo Market is bustling. It’s one of my favorite markets to photograph in Busan, and it’s a great place to pick up some fresh fruit, vegetables, fish, or meat. People are pretty friendly here, and if you ask nicely a lot of the vendors will let you take a portrait. I spent an hour at the market today and left with some nice images and some insanely massive strawberries.

Shoppers look at flowers for sale at Gupo Market, a traditional market in Busan, South Korea.

Shoppers look at flowers for sale at Gupo Market, a traditional market in Busan, South Korea.

A woman slices roots at Gupo Market, a traditional market in Busan, South Korea.

A woman slices roots at Gupo Market.

A man rides his bicycle past a mural near Gupo Market, a traditional market in Busan, South Korea.

A man rides his bicycle past a mural near Gupo Market, a traditional market in Busan, South Korea.

A butcher dressed in a cow costume weighs meat at his shop in Gupo Market, Busan, South Korea.

A butcher dressed in a cow costume weighs meat at his shop in Gupo Market.

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