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Speaking at Open Show New York – Clay and Ash Project

  Please join me in a presentation of the project “Clay and Ash” at Open Show New York City . This is a “show and tell” gathering where I will present a few photos and talk about the project. Other photographers participating in this edition will be: -Doug Menuez -Kirsten Luce -Nashalina Schrape -Edwin Torres […]

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Dani Tribe – Baliem Valley – West Papua, Indonesia

The Baliem Valley and its surroundings is home to the Dani people. I spent about a week trekking through the rough terrain going up and down steep and slippery hills and crossing rivers either by foot or by suspended bridges visiting some of the small villages where the older member of the tribe still live […]

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Papua New Guinea – Part II – Clay Art Project

While spending time in PNG I was exposed to some of the traditional dances, and costumes from the different tribal groups.  One of the tribal groups in Simbu have this tradition of painting their bodies with a skeleton design.  I believe this was to scare some of their rival tribes instead of using violence. That […]

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Papua New Guinea – Part I

Papua New Guinea is a country of contrasts, milenary culture, and contradictions. There are over 750 languages spoken in the country.  Every region has it’s own identity and sense of pride. I have spent a couple of weeks mostly in the Highlands area of the country and have visited different villages and settlements (Huli and […]

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Myanmar – Kayan Women (Padaung)

These portraits are of Kayan women (also referred as Paudung) who live in the eastern part of Myanmar. The coil, once on, is seldom removed, as the coiling and uncoiling is a lengthy procedure. It is usually only removed to be replaced by a new or longer coil. The muscles covered by the coil become […]

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I received the GRAND AWARD for albums at WPPI – 2013

What an incredible night I had yesterday at the WPPI Awards ceremony. WPPI is the biggest international educational conference in the world for wedding and portrait photographers. Approximately 12,000 photographers attend to learn and keep pace with our changing industry.    For the past 3 years I have entered my travel work in the informal album […]

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