Preserving Tibet’s culture and history: Interview with National Geographic’s Michael Yamashita
I caught up with National Geographic photojournalist Michael Yamashita in Hong Kong.
For more info regarding Bulljumping Ceremony pls watch www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uJe67CTq8o The Bull Jumping Ceremony is conducted by several tribes in the Lower Omo Valley and is the most important ceremony in a tribal man's life.The ceremony is about hierarchy and membership in the tribe and typically involves a young man who undergoes a number of rituals before he leaps onto and runs rapidly over a series of cattle held by other men who have recently bull-jumped. Once the jumping is…
Wangy Xin Yu & Others in Harper's Bazaar China May 2016 by Kiki Xue
The Peking Opera - Stunning imagery by Kiki Xue captures opera costumes for the May issue of Harper's Bazaar China , featuring B...
Alison Wright - Photographer
Portfolio website, blog and photo archive of National Geographic photographer Alison Wright. Prints, books, public speaking and more.
Map shows how fallen empires have left their stamp on our genes
The map shows the genetic histories of 95 different populations across Europe, Africa, Asia and South America.
Yushu, Tibet 005
This woman is dressed in typical Kham-Tibetan jewelry. She's smiling strangely because she wants to make sure you can see her gold teeth...A definite fashion must-have in Tibet. See more at my photography blog. Or see go here to see more travel portraits.
Evenki woman from northern Siberia in traditional garb with reindeer hide coat. Photo by Alexander Khimushin
Tibetan Lhacham, Tibet [c1879] Sarat Chandra Das [RESTORED]
Entitled: Tibetan Lhacham (Princess), Tibet [c1879] Sarat Chandra Das [RESTORED]. I did simple spotting and scratch reduction, contrast and tone adjustments, and then had to repair a series of what appeared to be deep emulsion cracks that were spread across her face like she had been tattooed by static electricity. I then cropped the extra top and added a bit of background horizontal to make a squared image. The original resides in one of those "they're holding it for the sake of mankind"…