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Chief whipper during the ceremonial face painting

During the coming-of-age ceremony of bull-jumping, the best friends of the jumper are designated as “whippers”, meaning they get to whip (oh yes!) the tribe girls before the ceremony. To distinguish them from everyone else, they have their faces painted!

TAGS: Ceremony, Ethiopia, Face Paint

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© Marios Forsos.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2018
Total Views: 47
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: May 5, 2018, 5:37 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D5
Focal Length: 195mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f2.8
ISO: ISO640
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PHOTO LOCATION Turmi, Ethiopia