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The Documentary photography images collection features a range of images portraying in some cases the ‘drama of real life’, the ups and downs found in the raw material of real life. From homeless people living on the streets, smiling innocent children enjoying life to people going about their daily activities. You can see a wide range of characters from all walks of life from a variety of countries around the world where tradition and cultures vary greatly.
Self-Stabbing Ritual at a Bali Temple
Mystical powers at work during the self-stabbing ceremony of Ngeruk on the Indonesian island of Bali where men in trance stab themselves in the chest during the Odalan or Piodalan (Temple Anniversary) at Pengerebongan Temple in Kesiman Village, Denpasar.
Trance Knife Ritual stabbing at Ngerebong
Crowds of people look on as the unimaginary is about to happen at the Ngurek Ceremony, the ritualistic self stabbing ceremony where a man in trance stabs himself with a traditional Keris (knife) without shedding a drop of blood at … Read More
Village on stilts at the Equator
A close knit community lives in houses built on stilts on the River Kapuas confluence at Pontianak in Kalimantan a part of Indonesian Borneo. Boats are used to navigate around waterways that have been naturally created due to the development … Read More