21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
The Nomad

This is a portrait of the grandfather of a semi-nomadic family in the Sahara Desert. We were having tea and talking about his life and the life of his family. He paused, momentarily, to think about a question posed and I made the image.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Khamlia, Morocco
Camera: DSC-RX10M4
Copyright: © Ruth Kurisu