Andrew Newey, an award-winning UK-based travel photographer, has captured gripping photographs of central Nepalese Gurung tribe members engaged in a dangerous and ancient tradition – honey hunting. Twice a year, the Gurung honey hunters ascend to the base of cliffs in central Nepal and ascend them to collect honey. Besides the danger of falling, they also happen to be harvesting the honey of the largest honeybee in the world.
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Asian photographer Qozop addresses the role of clothing in our society through a clever and playful juxtaposition of two generations. Participating youths and elders (parents and children or grandparents and grandchildren) are photographed in their attire and then asked to swap clothing and pose again. The series of diptych shots easily reveals a shift from ethnic and traditional dress to the more contemporary fashion style which has been a craze lately in Asian cultures.
These two brothers are the kings of holiday Santa pictures – because they’ve taken pictures on Santa’s lap together for the last 34 years. The first few pictures that they posted on Reddit are nothing out of the ordinary – just a kid sitting on Santa’s lap, eyes gleaming and full of holiday magic. Once his brother arrives and they start getting older, however, you realize that this isn’t just some kind of game – these guys are dead serious about becoming the most consistent Santa picture takers ever.