Costume National: Jim Naughten on Photographing the Herero People

March 15, 2013

By Conor Risch

© Jim Naughten/Courtesy of Klompching Gallery, New York City

Jim Naughten had initially photographed the Herero after graduating university, but wanted to return to the subject with the photographic experience he has amassed. To see more images, click on the Photo Gallery link below.

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