National Geographic Photographer presents Kazakh Eagle Hunters of Western Mongolia
David Edwards who received a Photography Development Grant from the National Geographic Magazine in 1997 will present his exhibition themed "A Remaining Horse Culture" at the Phippen Museum in Prescott city of Arizona State, US on Saturday, December 17, 2011.
Dave Edwards has been a freelance photographer and expedition guide for more than 30 years. He has traveled extensively throughout Asia, documenting and exploring many native cultures. He is especially noted for his experiences and intimate relationship with Mongolia. His images of Mongolia
are famous around the world depicting the beauty of the landscapes and the spirit of the people in an unparalleled way. D.Edwards founded the Flagstaff International Relief Effort, a non-profit organization dedicated to the collection and distribution of winter clothing and medical supplies to the impoverished population of Mongolia. His current documentary projects range from the indigenous culture of the Tibetan region to the endangered Condors of the Vermillion Cliffs in Arizona. He has worked as a photographer and guide in Africa, Alaska, Chile, Bolivia, China, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia and throughout the Southwestern U.S.
Edwards’ story about the Kazakh Eagle Hunters of Western Mongolia appeared in the September 1999 issue of National Geographic Magazine and one his accompanying images was chosen as one of National Geographic’s 100 Best Pictures.
The photos below were attached from the InfoMongolia.com's gallery