The Hidden World Of The Juruks In Macedonia

The Juruks settled in Macedonia in the 14th century. In that period of time, they were called ‘’children of the conqueror’’ because they were moving together with the Ottoman army.

Shawn Jacob Stephen Introduces Us to the Toda Tribe of the Nilgiris

We've been following a lot of subcultures and tribes as of late, as we find it fascinating to see a slice of their life through the lens of documentary photographers. Such series takes us to places that many of us have possibly never heard of, and tell us about the vibrant life of its people.

I Met The Legendary Flower Men In Saudi Arabia

In Saudi Arabia, in the Jizan and Asir southern provinces, along the Yemeni border, I found the legendary 'flower men'. For centuries, the descendants of the ancient Tihama and Asir tribes loved to wear colorful garlands.


I Photographed The Unusual Fashion Of The Kayan Tribe

The diversified culture of Myanmar is part of the country’s unique identity. I was honored to visit different tribes there, including the Kayan tribe whose women wear heavy ring coiled necklaces around their necks.


Portraits of the Konyak ‘Headhunter’ Tribe in India

When we think of tribes, the first thing that comes to mind is, “What did those tribesmen and women believe in? What were their customs and beliefs?” That’s what I asked about the Konyak tribe that was nestled in Nagaland, India, in regard to the famous headhunters. Headhunting was the war-art of capturing the head […]