After ten days without meeting anyone, we came across this nomadic tent on the edge of the Lut desert. Abdul Aziz, the campement chief, sat next to his home under the stars, later offering me a golden pen. His tent felt like an extension of the hills in the distance.
In 2017, I joined an Iranian scientific expedition through the Lut Desert (Dasht-e Lut) in Iran. Satellite temperature data compiled by NASA show that the Lut Desert is the hottest spot on earth (land surface temperature of 70.7C, 159.3F). The goal of the story was to show this stunning and extreme desert environment.
Format: Archival print, printed with pigment ink on acid free Hahnemühle paper.
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