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DUBAI, UAE, SEPTEMBER 17, 2017: Sheikh Butti bin Maktoum Bin Juma trains his falcons in the desert. The Sheikh begins before dawn during the season, using multiple techniques to train the falcons to peak condition for hunting. He is preparing them for a falcon hunt in Uzbekistan where he will hunt alongside other members of the Royal family in a tradition that goes back millennia. Here he uses one of the most ancient techniques to train Gyr falcons.

Brent Stirton

Print Size: 1020x683 mm
Frame Size: 1170x835 mm
Paper Type: Hahnemühle Photo Rag® Baryta 315gsm
Frame Colour: Black
Exhibit: POS BS 196 13

 

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DUBAI, UAE, SEPTEMBER 17, 2017: Sheikh Butti bin Maktoum Bin Juma trains his falcons in the desert. The Sheikh begins before dawn during the season, using multiple techniques to train the falcons to peak condition for hunting. He is preparing them for a falcon hunt in Uzbekistan where he will hunt alongside other members of the Royal family in a tradition that goes back millennia. Here he uses one of the most ancient techniques to train Gyr falcons.

دبي، الإمارات العربية المتحدة، 17 سبتمبر 2017: الشيخ بطي مكتوم بن جمعة يدرّب صقوره في الصحراء. تبدأ التدريبات قبل بزوغ الفجر خلال الموسم باستخدام تقنيات متعددة لتدريب الصقور على مواجهة ظروف الصيد الأكثر صعوبة. وبذلك، يكون الشيخ قد درّبه لمطاردة الصقر في أوزبكستان مع أفراد آخرين من العائلة المالكة في تقليد يعود إلى آلاف السنين. هنا يستخدم واحدة من أقدم التقنيات لتدريب صقور الجير.





Photographer:
Brent Stirton


Print Size: 1020x683 mm

Frame Size: 1170x835 mm

Exhibit: POS BS 196 13

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