Water drop art by Heinz Maier He adds guar gum to the water to thicken its consistency in order to create interesting shapes, with food colouring and different light filters adding to the effect. The results are eye-catching, with complex water patterns.
Extreme personal adornment as created by the people of the Omo Valley of Southern Ethiopia. Hans Silvester has brought these incredible people to the world's attention with a book entitled Natural Fashion: Tribal Decoration from Africa
In the isolated and fertile volcanic valley of the Omo region of Ethiopia, the soil provides the people with an array of pigments for body decoration: red ochre, white kaolin, copper green, and yellow or light gray ash. Photos by Hans Sylvester