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Tribal Dancer by Danu Primanto
Thursday, 9th October 2008

Tribal Dancer

by Danu Primanto

INDONESIA, CENTRAL JAVA, 11 AUGUST 2008: dancer is preparing during a mountain festival. The festival is gathered mountaineers community from five major mountain in Java: Sindoro, Sumbing, Merapi, Jaran & Merbabu. Besides hold an mountain performance art, they also hold an discussion about politic, economy dan enviromental issues related their daily life as mountaineers.
Equipment: Nikon D40, Nikkor 18-70mm
Danu Primanto
Primanto, 28, comes from a worker family in East Java, Indonesia and studied architecture at the Atma Jaya Yogyakarta University. He is a freelance photojournalist and award-winning documentary filmmaker, drawing his inspiration from the relationship between social and visual issues. He is currently working with several NGOs in Java to document the region's rebuilding in the wake of 2006's devastating earthquake.

Tribal Dancer by Danu Primanto was photo of the day on Thursday, 9th October 2008. It is tagged , , . You can leave a comment below.

10 Comments

9th October 2008 at 4:06 am

Excellent composition. This image tells a story. Great job and congrats on your POTD!!!!

9th October 2008 at 7:47 am

Nice capture especially the angle, it gives a sensation of motion. nice

9th October 2008 at 9:07 am

It is always interesting to know the story behind these sort of pictures; thanks for sharing.

chet

9th October 2008 at 9:26 am

Great Shot! Feels like we are there! Thanks for the background information. Wish the mountain people here had such dances. Keep sharing the photos.

mark

9th October 2008 at 5:05 pm

I think the background is a bit distracting.

9th October 2008 at 10:28 pm

great image! loved it, just background distracting because of the person behind. really nice image….congrats and thanks for sharing

Anurag

10th October 2008 at 7:52 am

I wonder if the tilt is deliberate, but neverthless its giving an interesting effect.

ricks_ivrea

10th October 2008 at 9:49 am

great shot, we can see a part of that population history, and its development, infact the man on the right is dressed not in traditional clothes, as they do in the everyday life. I like also the wall and the bamboo structures (other contrast of times…)
bye…

9th October 2009 at 2:12 pm

Good shot.

Renee

9th October 2009 at 2:22 pm

excellent shot! thanks for sharing!

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