21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
will and representation

This photo is about men, seemingly guests, vs other man, most likely an employee of the hotel, bowing to them. The scene stirred up my consciousness and challenged me with questions: what gives the men the respects they may not be entitled.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Seogwipo, South Korea
Camera: NIKON Z 7_2
Copyright: © Yong Baik