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Not-so-primitive Art
Photograph by Kenneth Garrett

The exquisite, multicolored detail of an eland’s head—only a few centimeters long—helps explain why the San (or Bushman) paintings in the Nomansland region of the Drakensberg mountains are renowned for their artistry.



Camera: Nikon F5
Film Type: Fujichrome Velvia 50
Lens: 60mm f/2.8 Micro Nikkor
Speed and F-Stop: 1/4 @ f/11
Weather Conditions: Clear (inside cave)
Time of Day: Noon
Lighting Techniques: Flashlight





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