Photographer's Note

These Berber people live in a remote village in the Atlas Mountains, with no electricity and no road access. I passed through their town on a trek. At first only the children were willing to have their pictures taken, but when I took some Polaroid pictures and gave them to the kids, some of the adults joined in. (The woman behind the front three is holding one of the Polaroids.) When else do they get a chance to have a photo of themselves, after all? Note the woman in the distance on the roof, who did not want to join.

Even in remote villages, when given a fresh Polaroid picture, people will wave it in the air to "dry" it, just like city folk do. (I don't think it actually helps in either location...)

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