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Tella Bu II


The woman facing us is Tella Bu. This was 2012 and I had first met her in 2005, in her father’s yurt, the chief of the Afghan Kyrgyz community. She wore a red veil then, a sign that she was not married. A few months after her wedding, her red veil was replaced by this white one.


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During my fourth expedition to Afghanistan’s Pamir mountains, on assignment photographing the isolated nomadic Kyrgyz community, for a National Geographic magazine feature story titled “Stranded on the Roof of the World” (February 2013). Shot in winter 2012.

Print Details

Format: Archival print, printed with pigment ink on acid free Hahnemühle paper.

Unlimited Edition

Digital Signature & shipped with Certificate of Authenticity

Image Size: 30 cm x 40 cm

Print is sold unmounted


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