|Photo © Julie Batula-All Rights Reserved|
As Julie says: "Roosters continue fighting because they cannot escape, regardless of how exhausted or injured they become. It is a routine where they are forced to fight or die, and where death is the only way out."
Julie Batula is a Manila-based artist and documentary photographer, who is influenced by the works of Sally Mann and Nan Goldin.
|Photo © Mitchell Kanashkevich-All Rights Reserved|
Mitchell Kanashkevich is a travel/documentary photographer, and is represented by Getty Images. He's been featured on this blog a number of times.
|Photo © Swoan Parker-All Rights Reserved|
Swoan Parker is a freelance photojournalist based in New York City available for global assignment. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA TODAY, The Los Angeles Times, Newsday, TIME, and National Geographic Traveler among others.
The final photo essay is mine, and is titled Tajen. It was photographed on the island of Bali last August.