Taken 3-Aug-13
Visitors 13


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Category:People
Subcategory:Men
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Keywords:Gobi, Mongolia, archer, capable, cowboys, creative, determined, grassland, horsemen, horses, plains, proud, resting
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Dimensions5698 x 1312
Original file size2.09 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken3-Aug-13 16:36
Date modified3-Aug-13 16:36
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D800
Focal length70 mm
Focal length (35mm)70 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/4000 at f/2.8
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 125
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Horsemen, Archer & Arrow

Horsemen, Archer & Arrow

At the equivalent of a rodeo, Mongolian horsemen relax between events while an archer practices her event. Mongolian horsemen on the Gobi display remarkable skill, even as children, and we found both women and men to be proud, strong, creative and determined. The Gobi has abundant sand dunes, but most if it is plains suitable for herding goats, camels and horses. There are villages, but everywhere are Gers, the homes of nomadic people who take their herds where there is adequate grazing. Water is precious, but available because of frequent rains.