17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
bridge of modernity

A young nomadic Tibetan shepherdess let us move, sing, laugh and herd goats together en route to fresh pasture on the Changthang Plateau. Much has changed since the occupation of Tibet, the rapid development of Ladakh for militarized border control also shapes the mobility of nomadic lifestyle.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2019
Photo Location: Ladakh, India
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © Ryan Gasper