The Wigmen of Tari, PNG
One of the more famous tribes of Papua New Guinea are the Huli "Wigmen" near the village of Tari. We visited the "Wig University" where men grew their wigs for attending ceremonies. We sat with the two "professors" of the university for quite awhile and learned much about their practices. Showing interest (which I truly was) was beneficial for getting them to open up and enjoy being together. We ended up having some fun and as the guys in back were smiling, the man in front was trying to hold a very serious pose. This was taken just before he cracked a huge smile.

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Tue Aug 14, '12 01:22PM
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Media ID 20121004080912929  
Date Tue Aug 14, '12 01:22PM
Comments 0
Views 2947
Keywords Huli, Wigmen, Tari, PNG, Portrait
Uploaded By Richard P Schoettger
Aperture Value f//11
Date/Time Tue Aug 14, '12 01:22PM
EXIF Image Height 800 pixels
EXIF Image Width 1200 pixels
Exposure Bias -0.33 EV
Flash No Flash
Focal Length 45 mm
ISO 800
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