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Qinghai Provence

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China, 2007 We brought a lovely young Tibetan girl with us. She had a wardrobe of traditional clothing that her mother had sewn for her. Our leader always asked her to stand with her back to us. He didn’t want … Continue reading

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Two from Armenia

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Armenia 2016 Sometimes luck happens. I wanted a shot of the dull, yellow gas pipeline that follows every road into every town. The snakelike pipe loops up and over driveways and entrances to houses and businesses. Apparently the Russians who made … Continue reading

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Caucasus Mountains

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Caucasus Mountains 2016 Shkhara rises over the village of Ushguli, (Svaneti, Georgia) with its many defensive towers.

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Village Artists

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Burkina Faso 2003 We stayed the night in a Gerounsi village. Our tents were placed on the flat roofs of the adobe houses. In the morning, the women gave us a demonstration of their artistic skills by painting a village wall. Thinking … Continue reading

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Cusco, Peru

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Cusco, Peru 2003 A young woman, proud of her baby, stops to let me photograph her. Lucky for me the harsh sunlight reflecting from the stone work softened the shadow side of her face. 

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Intense

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Kumasi, Ghana 2002 A boy sells bread on the streets of Kumasi. He carries the loaves on his head in a cabinet that can be set down when he finds a good spot in the market. Most likely his family requires … Continue reading

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Romania: Tsurcana Sheep

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Romania 2012 The sheep were grazing on a hillside. Two shepherds kept watch.  

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Caucasus Costume

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Caucasus Mountains 2016 Actors dressed in traditional Georgian costume pose in front of the ancient village of Ushguli. I added a rose-colored filter to give the effect of a postcard that had been stored for generations.    

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Offerings for Theyyam

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Kasaragod, Mangalaor State, India 2009 The point of our trip was to shoot the Theyyam ceremonies. We’d get to the temple, which was a rather simple affair, and stand for hours watching the preparations. Then the ceremony would begin and … Continue reading

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Waiting in the Sahara

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Sahara Desert, somewhere in Mauritania 2005 Our small caravan of 4×4’s stopped in a small settlement in the empty sands of Mauritania. We tourists crawled into a straw hut to escape the heat. We drank warm Coca Colas, which we bought from these … Continue reading

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