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Handing On the Heritage
Photograph by Reza

In the desert near the border with Iraq, a Bedouin father pauses to play with his children. Throughout Saudi Arabia, Bedouin ways and Islamic traditions are passed down from parent to child. Although clan and creed helped create the nation of Saudi Arabia, they may not be sufficient to sustain it. Far more Saudi students now graduate with degrees in theology than in engineering, which leaves the government with a massive challenge: how to train a labor force for the jobs of tomorrow in a culture that's focused intensely on its past.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Canon EOS 1
Film Type: Kodachrome 200
Lens: 70-200mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/125 @ f/8

Weather Conditions: Cloudy
Time of Day: Sunrise
Lighting Techniques: Available light



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