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MONGOLIA – Photographing the Kazakh Eagle Hunters – The Days are a (Frozen) Blur

  The bulk of our shooting days are a pattern of: wake, dress, eat, prep, shoot, get warm, eat again, shoot, try and get warm, travel home after dark. Yield-wise, some days are better then others, equipment challenges and an incident

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MONGOLIA – Photographing the Kazakh Eagle Hunters – The Days are a (Frozen) Blur

  The bulk of our shooting days are a pattern of: wake, dress, eat, prep, shoot, get warm, eat again, shoot, try and get warm, travel home after dark. Yield-wise, some days are better then others, equipment challenges and an incident

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MONGOLIA – Photographing the Kazakh Eagle Hunters – Birds, Horses and Cold

Monday December 7 Today we begin!  There’s an area huge stone formation rising out of the valley, located only a few kilometers from where we are staying, we have arranged to meet two eagle hunters there. Bitter cold makes everything

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MONGOLIA – Photographing the Kazakh Eagle Hunters – Birds, Horses and Cold

Monday December 7 Today we begin!  There’s an area huge stone formation rising out of the valley, located only a few kilometers from where we are staying, we have arranged to meet two eagle hunters there. Bitter cold makes everything

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MONGOLIA – Photographing the Kazakh Eagle Hunters – Meeting the Hunters

Sunday Dec 6 -Travel to Ulgii (Nyamaa our driver in UB, always smiling) This morning is the best moment – after 4 days of travel, anticipation, gathering ourselves, we are taking the last steps towards our final destination. We arrive at Jinggis

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MONGOLIA – Photographing the Kazakh Eagle Hunters – Meeting the Hunters

Sunday Dec 6 -Travel to Ulgii (Nyamaa our driver in UB, always smiling) This morning is the best moment – after 4 days of travel, anticipation, gathering ourselves, we are taking the last steps towards our final destination. We arrive at Jinggis

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MONGOLIA – Photographing the Kazakh Eagle Hunters – Finally Mongolia

Saturday Dec 5, up at 5:00am, can’t sleep any more.  Waiting.  The next scheduled next flight to the west is tomorrow.  Admittedly, a day in Ulaabnbaatar is a good opportunity to regroup.  A last-chance to catch-up with family on Skype and tackle some

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MONGOLIA – Photographing the Kazakh Eagle Hunters – Finally Mongolia

Saturday Dec 5, up at 5:00am, can’t sleep any more.  Waiting.  The next scheduled next flight to the west is tomorrow.  Admittedly, a day in Ulaabnbaatar is a good opportunity to regroup.  A last-chance to catch-up with family on Skype and tackle some

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MONGOLIA – Photographing the Kazakh Eagle Hunters – To Ulaanbaatar

Early to the airport again today: gear humping, Carnet process and additional security screening for lithium ion batteries. Our Ulan Bator flight is on-time.  Starting to see (more modern) versions of the faces I’ve studied for a year now in my research.

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MONGOLIA – Photographing the Kazakh Eagle Hunters – To Ulaanbaatar

Early to the airport again today: gear humping, Carnet process and additional security screening for lithium ion batteries. Our Ulan Bator flight is on-time.  Starting to see (more modern) versions of the faces I’ve studied for a year now in my research.

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MONGOLIA – Photographing the Kazakh Eagle Hunters – Seoul

The line between days is blurry at the moment , what with the 14 hour flight, crossing time zones and such.  By the time we got to our hotel in Seoul it had been 24 hours from the time we left my

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MONGOLIA – Photographing the Kazakh Eagle Hunters – Seoul

The line between days is blurry at the moment , what with the 14 hour flight, crossing time zones and such.  By the time we got to our hotel in Seoul it had been 24 hours from the time we left my

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MONGOLIA – Photographing the Kazakh Eagle Hunters – Getting Out of Town

I am heading to photograph the Kazakh Eagle Hunters in Western Mongolia, have been planning this trip for some time.  In the words of my producer and friend Jono Nemethy ‘You’re going to the furthest place in the world… and

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MONGOLIA – Photographing the Kazakh Eagle Hunters – Getting Out of Town

I am heading to photograph the Kazakh Eagle Hunters in Western Mongolia, have been planning this trip for some time.  In the words of my producer and friend Jono Nemethy ‘You’re going to the furthest place in the world… and

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Africa Diary – Day 7 – A Village Worthy of ‘Tim Burton’

Slept-in this morning, Soloman has to wait until the local guide office opens, to arrange a visit to the local Konso tribe. Though the people are more modern in their dress, the village itself has a huge gnarlish appeal to

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Africa Diary – Day 7 – A Village Worthy of ‘Tim Burton’

Slept-in this morning, Soloman has to wait until the local guide office opens, to arrange a visit to the local Konso tribe. Though the people are more modern in their dress, the village itself has a huge gnarlish appeal to

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Africa Diary – Day 6 – Cheated and Mis-Guided

Awake for several hours before the alarm goes off at 6:45, it’s still dark outside and as usual, all the electricity in the town is off. I quickly pack the final items which have been charging overnight and walk to

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Africa Diary – Day 6 – Cheated and Mis-Guided

Awake for several hours before the alarm goes off at 6:45, it’s still dark outside and as usual, all the electricity in the town is off. I quickly pack the final items which have been charging overnight and walk to

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Africa Diary – Day 5 – Nailing the Hamer!

At 3:00 a.m. I awaken, aware of two things; the sounds of Ethiopian Coptic Chanting, and a seriously screwed-up lower back. Before I’ve finished breakfast Mr. Fix somehow has managed to find me a massage therapist. Much improved by her

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Africa Diary – Day 5 – Nailing the Hamer!

At 3:00 a.m. I awaken, aware of two things; the sounds of Ethiopian Coptic Chanting, and a seriously screwed-up lower back. Before I’ve finished breakfast Mr. Fix somehow has managed to find me a massage therapist. Much improved by her

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