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    Technology has conquered every part of our planet, even the isolated and once infamous for cannibalistic customs land of Papua New Guinea, where this annual festival takes place
    WHAT MAKES THIS PHOTO GREAT?
    Composition 8
    Lighting 3
    Creativity 3
    Story 6

    What can be said? This is a confident winning image. "Tribal Tech" might have been it's own category on this assignment. The eyes of the two main subjects are engaging. The selfie dude seems to have spent the extra half hour at the Verizon store picking out the matching red case, well past the pain barrier of having to consider which phone plan is the best. And I'm glad he did! Applause!

    Ben Folds
    Musician & Photographer
    Photo Details
    Date Taken: Aug 20, 2016
    Date Uploaded: Nov 23, 2016
    Location: Mount Hagen, Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea
    Camera: Canon EOS 6D
    Focal Length: 40 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/160 sec
    Aperture: f/7.1
    ISO: 160
    Copyright: © Alexandros Tsoutis
    Categories: Culture, People, Portraits
    Assignments: Opposites, Traditions Around the World, Follow Me, Anachronisms, Photo of the Day
    Contests: 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year