Nagaland HeadhuntersI recently spent a week in Nagaland travelling to Mon and Longhwa to visit the headhunter tribes travelling from Assam we landed in Gurwhati airport and took the long road thru Kazingra national park arriving at the border into Nagaland. It was almost like something from days gone by with sandbags, barbed wire and lift barrier. The main road to Mon was closed so we had no alternative but to take the only other road, a bumpy backroad which took double the time.
Once we arrived in Mon we spent the day with one tribe photographing them in their daily life along with throwing up a Lastolite portable backdrop to do some more formal photographs taken on the Nikon D850. A reflector was used to push light back in and brighten the shadows.
The second day we drove to Longwa to spend time with the tribe where we withnessed an opium ceremony along with their daily life.
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Lastolite Background vintage collapsible background tobacco-olive