A Mursi elder, he demands and receives respect from the youth, he stands with confidence after being asked to do so from under the shade of a tree, his people have survived in a most demanding land, on their own and without the need for our world.
November 03, 2012 7:51pm These are REAL people. Really feels like you're allowing your audience to see them in the light of humanity. Who they are, no reservations, nothing to block you from their true self. It's a really really great feeling you get from admiring your work. This one in particular I think lends itself to being a bit under appreciated. This man has zero modeling experience but it doesn't matter. This work doesn't require the feigned, and if it did, it's done to convey something real, not a facebook avatar or a myspace profile picture from last weekends hooplah.