Shot at Nagan Folk Village near Suncheon, South Korea. The village was surrounded by the wall to defend against foreign invasions. Yet the villagers weren't satisfied with the physical protection. So they built also wooden guardsmen at the entrance. The wooden sculpture in the photo was called 'Jangseung' which was talismans against evil. I didn't know how strong the surprising man was.
The man was sitting in his studio while he naked to the waist. There was no light and he w…(more)
Some young monks were sitting in the garden of it. They were curving wooden images of Budd…(more)
Traditional houses were preserved in the village surrounded by the wall. And rice paddies…(more)
A ringed cattle was leashed to the tree. The ring was big. It looked straight at me while…(more)
A man wearing a Korean traditional costume was relaxing edge of the eaves. His cap was uni…(more)
Two wooden faces were smiling by the roadside. They looked so happy. Although they were gu…(more)
A cow was drawing a cart and a man wearing a jeogori, a traditional Korean costume was wal…(more)
A smith was working at his workshop while he wore cotton work gloves. Probably I disturbed…(more)
Some smiling wooden faces stood at the entrance of the village and made me welcome. They k…(more)
Two guardsmen stood completely still all the time at the entrance of the main hall. The sh…(more)
Shot in the city of Kolkata, India. The man put his hand in the bag and smiled.
I met a man with whiskers when I roamed about the city. He talked to me like others who wa…(more)