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Sebastião Salgado

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Sebastião Salgado (born February 8, 1944) is a Brazilian social documentary photographer and photojournalist.

He has traveled in over 100 countries for his photographic projects. Most of these have appeared in numerous press publications and books. Touring exhibitions of this work have been presented throughout the world. Longtime gallery director Hal Gould considers Salgado to be the most important photographer of the early 21st century.

Salgado is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. He was awarded Foreign Honorary Membership of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1992 and was awarded The Royal Photographic Society’s Centenary Medal and Honorary Fellowship (HonFRPS) in 1993.

Source: Wikipedia

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Written by filippo

6 February 2015 at 11:03 am

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  1. These pictures are incredibly moving. What camera/ lense were you using? And did you edit these in photoshop or lightroom? These are the greatest pictures I have seen on WordPress. You should be very proud of these.

    I Caught The Shutter Bug

    6 February 2015 at 11:34 am

  2. Reblogged this on I Caught the Shutter Bug and commented:
    These pictures are an inspiration. This is who I look up to and hope to be some day as a photographer.

    I Caught The Shutter Bug

    6 February 2015 at 11:35 am

  3. The author is Sebastião Salgado :)

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sebasti%C3%A3o_Salgado

    filippo

    6 February 2015 at 11:39 am


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