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Shepherds of Iran are a common sight when touring Iran’s countryside. I envy their outdoor lives and they envy my city life.

On the roadsides and in the villages, you’ll see herds of sheep and goats being tended by male and female shepherds and guarded by pretty impressive dogs.

I’ve spoken to dozens of shepherds and photographed them. It’s about connecting to decent real people doing real things.

Here are my interviews and photos:


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