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Balancing Rock in Arches National Park, Utah
Classic Santa Monica
Two indigenous Embera girls, Kimberley and Marcela, giggle on a hammock in the pacific Colombian jungle village in Choco. They are painted in traditional Embera style with the juice of the Jagua fruit
Good Job Girl !
An indigenous Cubean woman from the Colombian Amazonic province of Vaupes inspects herself in the mirror shortly after painting herself to go and work in the yucca crop in the jungle, with 'carayuru'.
Longtime Rabbi
An indigenous Nukak girl with her face painted. The Nukak are an endangered nomadic tribe from the department of Guaviare who only began to make contact with the outside world in 1988. Since then west
The blackened body of an indigenous Embera woman, from the Pacific Colombian jungles of Choco. They paint themselves black with the juice of the jagua fruit to alleviate mosquito bites and skin rashes
Cody
An indigenous Nukak girl with her face painted.  The Nukak are an endangered nomadic tribe from the department of Guaviare who only began to make contact with the outside world in 1988. Since then wes
An indigenous Embera lady in the Pacific Colombian jungle of Choc covers her eyes with her hands which have been painted black (along with her body) with the juice of the jagua fruit in order to relie
Guardians of the Forest - Yucuna indians, deep in the Colombian Amazon, dressed in their traditional suits for the Baile del Mueco, or Puppet Dance, in which they celebrate the abundance of the chonta
Empowered
Purple moorhen, locally called Kaim at Tanguar Haor also called Tangua Haor. It is a unique wetland ecosystem. Every winter the haor is home to about 200 types of migratory birds. Sunamganj, Banglades
Take a break, have some honey
chicks of cattle egret. Bengali name: Gobak. English name: Cattle egret. Common bird found near water-bodies, cultivated fields, usually near grazing cattle.
chicks of cattle egret. Bengali name: Gobak. English name: Cattle egret. Common bird found near water-bodies, cultivated fields, usually near grazing cattle.
chicks & mother of cattle egret. Bengali name: Gobak. English name: Cattle egret. Common bird found near water-bodies, cultivated fields, usually near grazing cattle.
Bengali name: Gobak. English name: Cattle egret. Common bird found near water-bodies, cultivated fields, usually near grazing cattle.
Group fishing at countryside in Bangladesh.
Swiss Mountain Village in a Thunderstorm
Devotee from Hindu Community celebrating ritual called Rakher Upabas at Loknath Temple at Barodi by lighting lamps and keeps themselves fasting until the lamps burn out. Sonargaon, Narayanganj, Bangla
Sand Sculptures: Low Tide at Pistol River Beach
10th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Guardians of the Forest - Yucuna indians, deep in the Colombian Amazon, dressed in their traditional suits for the Baile del Mueco, or Puppet Dance, in which they celebrate the abundance of the chonta

Four Yucuna tribesmen stand dressed for the Baile del Muñeco, or “puppet dance,” an annual event during which they celebrate the abundance of the chontaduro fruit. “They are standing strong amidst the trees, both its protectors and its guardians, in a time of enormous pressure on the environment,” says Calvert, who photographed them with a Hasselblad HD311.

TAGS: Amazon, Colombia, India, Indigenous, Jungle, Tribe

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© Piers Calvert.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2012
Total Views: 253
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 15, 2012, 10:15 a.m.
Camera Make: Hasselblad
Camera Model: Hasselblad H3DII-31
Focal Length: 50mm
Shutter Speed: 1/10
Aperture: f11
ISO: ISO400
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