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Thursday May 2, 2013

Check Out Documentary Photographer Sebastiao Salgado’s TED Talk (VIDEO)

Check Out Documentary Photographer Sebastiao Salgado’s TED Talk (VIDEO)

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Economics PhD Sebastião Salgado only took up photography in his 30s, but the discipline became an obsession. His years-long projects beautifully capture the human side of a global story that all too often involves death, destruction or decay. In the video below, he tells a deeply personal story of the craft that nearly killed him, and shows breathtaking images from his latest work, Genesis, which documents the world’s forgotten people and places.

Sebastiao Salgado captures the dignity of the dispossessed through large-scale, long-term projects.