Mongolia (4 stories)
45 imagesIn Altai Mountains of Western Mongolia, the ancient tradition of hunting with Golden Eagles is still alive. Following a 2000-year old custom, Kazakh nomads train their eagles to hunt for rabbits and foxes. Yearly, hunters travel days to celebrate this skill in a colorful festival.
66 imagesSummer 1998 - 60 rolls of film, a backpack and 2 months of walking and hitchhiking across Mongolia, East to West. I was testing myself as a photographer. I didn't know what I was doing. This turned into a book titled "Open Horizons": https://paleyphoto.photoshelter.com/gallery/Book-Mongolia-La-Route-de-lHorizon/G0000PhYx_hrQ3qw/C0000YwS6KgetAbw French video here : https://vimeo.com/17837827
66 imagesI just wanted to see snow in a desert, and the Gobi sounded good. Ömnögovi Province. All unpublished images.
53 imagesOne of my first story, shot for National Geographic Adventure, on a project committed to protecting the Eg-Ur watershed and its fish, the Taimen. This project focus on highlighting culture and promoting conservation through Buddhism.