Challenge of Challenges 2010

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Welcome to the 2010 'Challenge of Challenges.' This is our second annual 'Picture of the Year' competition, contested by some of the leading challenge-winning images from the past twelve months. With over 1200 challenges completed this year, we were unable to include every winning entry so instead are asking you to vote on the 100 most voted-for challenge-winners of 2010.
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Akha woman - Thailand
by JMacedo
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Originally from China, the Akha can be found here in Thailand (north) and also in China, Burma and Laos. The Akha live in homes made from bamboo. They use cogon grass to build roofs of their homes. They built their homes on stilts. Akha villages are generally large in size comprising of thirty houses. Their houses are built on hill tops, as an attempt to avoid the diseases and outbreaks. The most important leader in an Akha village is the Spiritual Leader or the Shaman. Akha are animists and th
This entry was originally submitted to the Indigenous Cultures challenge.
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Submitted: Friday, 21st May, 2010 05:14 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 8th December, 2007
Focal length: 85 mm
Shutter speed: 1/125 sec
Aperture: F4.5
ISO: 200
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