arrow left arrow right
photo contest slideshow
A walk at the conservation trust
American Freight
Desert Formations
Final Exit
Death Valley Dunes
almond blossom
Heading Home After a Day of Work
A skull at a Fall Festival
Shwe Yan Pyay
Morning Fog
tattooed woman III
Puerco River at Sunrise
Tattooed Lady II
Mossy Tree
Three Tattooed women
Buddhist Monk
Looking at the view
The trees in the lake
A young lady in nature
Ponderosa Pine in Yosemite
Water Suply
Old Tattooed Chin Lady
13th Annual Photo Contest
tattooed woman III

Chin tribe women wear traditional facial and neck tattoos as a form of inter-tribal branding. This dates back centuries when the kidnapping of women between tribes got out of control. The face band was the answer, and became a form of adornment and pride.

TAGS: Myanmar

photographer avatar
Haifa, Israel
Member since 2014
Photo Information
© Matty Karp.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2014
Total Views: 108
Filed Under: People
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 26, 2015, 6:42 p.m.
Camera Make:
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 70mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO1250
Report This
PHOTO LOCATION Mindat, Myanmar