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Sahara Camel Sunrise
Beach Bird
Bicycle Wheels
A grey Heron watching a sunrise on the lake
White Peacock
In Bloom
Strike a Pose
Tres perros
A red Ferrari in the Dallas night
Flying a Kite on a Gorgeous Day
Family is everything
Mentawai Native
Fog crossing the lake in early morning
Colorful sunrise along the lake
Shops of Rockport MA
columns and the vaulted ceiling frame colored light at the National Cathedral
Pink Flamingo
Light in the Washington National Cathedral
Pink Flamingos
Chasing light at the National Cathedral
Ocotillo in bloom
Mystery Morning
15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest

Mentawai people are the native people of the Mentawai Islands, West Sumatra province, Indonesia, they live a semi-nomadic hunter-gatherer lifestyle in the coastal and rainforest environments of the islands. The main clothing for men is a loin cloth. Mentawai adorn themselves with necklaces and flowers in their hair and ears.Tattooing is done with a needle and wood which is hammered on the needle by a shaman called Sikerei, Tattooing was an identity and a personal design and differences from region to region .

TAGS: Indonesia

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© Alexandrino Lei Airosa.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2016
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Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2017, 10:10 p.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: DSLR-A900
Focal Length: 135mm
Shutter Speed: 1/80
Aperture: f2
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PHOTO LOCATION Mentawai, Indonesia