There are five nationalities of reindeer herders that live on the territory of the Republic: Even, Evenk, Yukagir, Chukchi and Dolgan. All of them are smaller populations, for instance the total number of Yukagir in the world at this moment is only 1509 people. During the period of one year I traveled with reindeer herders in different parts of Yakutia. I witnessed a unique culture that almost has not changed for centuries.
In the age of urbanization and technological progress these people have maintained an ability to live in complete harmony with nature and each other.
— Evgenia Arbugaeva
Evgenia Arbugaeva was one of the photographers who participated in Lens Culture FotoFest Paris 2010. The expert reviewers awarded her a 400€ prize to design and print her own photobook at Blurb.com.
wondered what it would feel like to be naked in the big city. So she embarked on a project of self-portraits in some unlikely public places.
50 years ago, the French state took an unremarkable stretch of coast and transformed it into a vacation destination for the whole continent. A look at what remains from this once futuristic, now anachronistic, piece of urban planning.
Portraits of farmers and chefs dedicated to sustainability and healthy food — photographed using the wet plate collodion process, a technique developed in the mid-19th century.