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Libya: An End to Isolation?



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Wrapped in Tradition
Photograph by Reza

Ghadamis, Libya—With its masterful organic architecture and urbanist plans, the city was long called the jewel of the Sahara. In contrast to the monochromatic light and color of the Sahara, the interior is a totally different world of red hues and daily life objects. The mirror-covered walls have no windows, only small openings in the roof. The family gatherings and ceremonies of the past are kept alive by elders, as well as a folklore artist group that plays here at a wedding ceremony.



Camera: Leica M6
Film Type: Kodakchrome 200
Lens: 21mm f/2.8
Speed and F-Stop: 1/15 @ f/2.8
Weather Conditions: Indoors
Time of Day: Afternoon
Lighting Techniques: Available light, light reflector and two strobes



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