On The Last Ten Years
A photo essay of a few precious (and in focus) moments from the past 10 years.
Ten years of international travel has produced
more than 50,000 images. Since I am not a pho-
tographer, it is safe to assume that less than 10%
of them are actually in focus.
Unlike true photographers who painstakingly wait
for the perfect light, the perfect angle, and the
perfect subject in order to create the
I have relied on luck.
The images selected for this issue represent some
of my personal favorites combined with a huge
helping of luck.
Tibetan woman in Yushu, China.
Monk looking out from the entrance to Leh Temple,
Above: Cashmere buck in Changtang region, Ladakh, India. (Photo by Don Moore) Below: Three musk ox babies, undoubtedly up to no good.
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Kazakh cashmere goat farmer. His expression only hints at the years of suffering that preceded his return from Urumchi, China, to northern Kazakhstan.
Above: Woman selling flat bread at Baraholka; Central Asia’s largest outdoor market located outside of Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Below: My Kazakh farmer proposes marriage by offering me 200 cashmere goats. I think about it...