Livia Chan takes us to meet the people of Jordan in her 88 series – People I met.
About a year ago, I picked up quite a serious camera and have not put it down since.
During this time, I feel my photographic vision has changed. My goal now is to try capture what I see, whether it be beauty, a look, a moment or a story to share with others.
This is a collection of some of my portraits and stories from my travels around Jordan.
When most people think of Jordan, they think of Petra – the rightfully claimed treasure and greatest tourist attraction of the country.
When I think of Jordan, I think of its people – kind, gentle, and beautiful in so many ways.
The term ‘Bedouin’ refers to nomadic Arab people in various parts of the Middle East. In Jordan, it is estimated that Bedouins comprise of 30-40% of the population; however, most are no longer nomadic.
This photo essay was put together by Livia Chan.
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