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Arbore Tribesman
       
     
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Amber Gaze
       
     
Keys
       
     
The Look
       
     
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River Man
       
     
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Ethiopian Face
       
     
Knoso Man
       
     
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Natural Bond
       
     
Alone Tribe man
       
     
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A Mother and her Two daughters
       
     
A Mother and her Two daughters

This is a Mother with her two daughters from the Hamar Tribe. This composition was made in a way to show the cottages in the background in fadeout style to add more depth.

Mursi Woman
       
     
Mursi Woman

A portrait of a young women from Mursi. She was waring a Bull horns as a decoration. Its amazing how the people of this tribe decorate themself; they are very creative and use many of the things that surrounds them and reuse it.

Also you can notice the detailed marks on her arm which are made for girls on purpose and are a sign of beauty for the girls and women of the Mursi tribe.

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Solo Portrait
       
     
Solo Portrait

A solo portrait of the Karo tribe woman.

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Arbore Tribesman
       
     
Arbore Tribesman

A black & white portrait of an elderly Arbore tribesman in traditional clothing. I chose this composition to emphasis how this humble man reflects wisdom. His gaze is strong while his composure is relaxed and assured.

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Amber Gaze
       
     
Amber Gaze

This solo portrait of a Hamar man in South Ethiopia is a striking representative of his tribe. His strong and almost amber gaze drew my attention to him. In this photo you can see a traditional plumed headdress, which is worn as a sign of status, while his beads and wrist warps are popular tribal adornments.

Keys
       
     
Keys

This photo was taken in Ethiopia during the Hamar tribe’s Saturday market. her straight gaze is strong, while the beaded decorations she wears are detailed and striking. I was drawn to the secret of the keys she wears around her neck; later finding that the Hamar women use anything they can find to decorate themselves.

The Look
       
     
The Look

a portrait of a Mother from Mursi tribe carrying her child. The women in Mursi tribe insert a clay plate in their lower lip and ear plugs in the ear lobe; lip and lobe is cut when girls are young at age of 15 or 16 and they gradually extend the clay plate size. Some Mursi women have a large diameter size plate which reflect their excellent financial grade. The scars on Mursi tribes are symbol of strength and also as a sign of beauty for women.

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River Man
       
     
River Man

This is a man is one of the Karo tribe, who was just walking by the Omo River, I pictured him with his must cary A-K47 Kalashnikov. Its part of tribe culture to cary guns like A-K47.

with the light mist in the far background and the nice light and green he was just right for this mode environmental portrait.

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Ethiopian Face
       
     
Ethiopian Face

This is a lady with many others I encountered during walking in the way to the hotel after a photography session in a near by village. She was dressed in this long white dress. My Guide informed me that all the people are coming from Church after praying. I noticed that during my stay at that hotel I was hearing voices which eventually were prayers from the nearby Church.

I approached this lady and asked if I can take a picture, she approved. And I asked here what is the event they are having in the Church and what are they doing and why, she told me that this is part of a religious practice (Lent)and that as Ethiopian Orthodox Christians they Tithe, Fast during Lent.

Knoso Man
       
     
Knoso Man

I came across this elderly man in the southern Ethiopian highlands. He was sitting in the corner of a long pathway that ran across the village. His scruffy beard and tattered clothing made me curious, so I asked if I could take a photo of him. This was the result.

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Natural Bond
       
     
Natural Bond

This picture of a mother and child in a quiet part of their village highlights their gentle bond. The mother has adorned herself and her child with the same type of beaded jewellery, and her headscarf and the child’s decorative blanket protect them both from the elements.

Alone Tribe man
       
     
Alone Tribe man

I found this man sitting alone in the fields , his extremely sharp gaze drawing me over to him. He wears traditional Ethiopian clothes, with one earring and a bracelet.

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