Most Ladakhis enjoy being photographed, contrary to the assumptions of many camera-toting tourists who assume that they feel resentment toward the picture taking. In a recent journal article, Alex Gillespie, a British social psychologist who spent 12 months doing field work in Ladakh, focuses on the reactions of the Ladakhis to tourists who take their […]

If another Edward Steichen were to announce a 21st century “Family of Man” exhibition, Lye Tuck-Po could submit some of her pictures of the Batek for possible inclusion. The famous book Family of Man, published in 1955 as a result of the exhibition, includes human-interest photos that are supremely absorbing for the insights they give […]