Category: Journalism Photography
Posted: August 7, 2018



General Photography

A Totem Sculptor.

by seshadri_sreenivasan

A person at Work Contest Entry 
Totem poles are sculptures carved from large trees, such as the Western Red Cedar. In North America, totem poles are part of the cultures of many indigenous peoples of Alaska, British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest.

Carved out of large, straight-trunked red cedar trees and painted with vivid colors, the totem pole is representative of Northwest Coast Indigenous cultures and art forms. Totem pole a natural object or animal believed by a particular society to have spiritual significance and adopted by it as an emblem.

I took this shot at Juneau during my recent visit to Alaska.Camera: My cellphone OnePlus 3T. Image resized to FAR requirements.

Enjoy!

Post Type: Photography
Mixed Media: None General Photography



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