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Before they pass away – Indigenous Peoples Photographer Jimmy Nelson Feature

Tibetan Steampunk Kid

Tibetan Steampunk Kid

A Tibetan father and son on a pilgrimage around China's Mount Kailas. Photograph by Lynn Johnson, National Geographic.

Photographer : Jimmy Nelson (Kazakhs, nomadic people of western Mongolia)

Photographer : Jimmy Nelson (Kazakhs, nomadic people of western Mongolia)

Elegant and evocative portraits created with a 4x5 camera. The detail that is attained by using such large negatives would provide an extraordinary view into the emotional and spiritual lives of the last indigenous peoples of the world.   At the same time, it would glorify their varying and unique cultural creativity with their painted faces, scarified bodies, jewellery, extravagant hairstyles and ritual language.

Elegant and evocative portraits created with a 4x5 camera. The detail that is attained by using such large negatives would provide an extraordinary view into the emotional and spiritual lives of the last indigenous peoples of the world. At the same time, it would glorify their varying and unique cultural creativity with their painted faces, scarified bodies, jewellery, extravagant hairstyles and ritual language.

GAUCHOS ARGENTINA + ECUADOR Over time, the early gauchos gave up their solitary existence to work for the estancieros. They settled down, rounded up cattle, mended fences, branded animals and tended sheep. As their way of living changed, the legend of the gaucho grew.

GAUCHOS ARGENTINA + ECUADOR Over time, the early gauchos gave up their solitary existence to work for the estancieros. They settled down, rounded up cattle, mended fences, branded animals and tended sheep. As their way of living changed, the legend of the gaucho grew.

Young Karo Men With White Painted Faces And Chests Holding Kalashnikov Rifle In Omo River , Omo Valley Ethiopia by Eric Lafforgue, via Flickr

Young Karo Men With White Painted Faces And Chests Holding Kalashnikov Rifle In Omo River , Omo Valley Ethiopia by Eric Lafforgue, via Flickr

Maasai Tribe -Tanzania | From the series: Before they pass away by Jimmy Nelson

Maasai Tribe -Tanzania | From the series: Before they pass away by Jimmy Nelson

Jimmy Nelson (photographer) Antes Que Eles Desapareçam / Before They Pass Way fotos de tribos em diferentes partes do mundo / tribes around the world

Fotógrafo registra tribos e comunidades remotas prestes a se extinguir

Jimmy Nelson (photographer) Antes Que Eles Desapareçam / Before They Pass Way fotos de tribos em diferentes partes do mundo / tribes around the world

Hamar - Ethiopie Photo : Jimmy Nelson

Les dernières tribus indigènes du monde par le photographe Jimmy Nelson

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