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photo contest slideshow
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
Sand Dunes
The Reconstructive part of memory
The Decisive Moment
West Indian Grocery
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Three Tattooed women

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.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2014
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 26, 2015, 6:36 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 28mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2000
Aperture: f3.2
ISO: ISO1600
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PHOTO LOCATION MIndat, Myanmar