Photographing the worlds most secluded tribes before they pass away

Photographing the World’s Most Secluded Tribes: Before they Pass Away


Got 12 minutes? Check out this TED talk by photographer Jimmy Nelson who tells the story behind his amazing project ‘Before they Pass Away‘. A project where Jimmy sets out to photograph 35 of the world’s most secluded tribes.

In this video Jimmy shares 3 lessons (through story) that he’s learned through meeting and photographing these tribes.

Learn more about Jimmy’s project and meet the tribes he photographed at his website and grab a copy of his book of the same name to see the amazing images he’s created.

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Darren Rowse is the editor and founder of Digital Photography School and SnapnDeals. He lives in Melbourne Australia and is also the editor of the ProBlogger Blog Tips. Follow him on Instagram, on Twitter at @digitalPS or on Google+.

  • sandeep

    nice it. some thing in me also tells me to say ” save them” before they…..
    Thanks for sharing.

  • Paul Levrier

    This book surpasses anything I have ever seen and merely highlights how inferior all our photography is compared to this. Put down the camera now. None of us have any chance of excelling Jimmy Nelson’s magnificent work. Truly incredible.

  • Simon

    For anyone in the UK Jimmy will be talking at the RGS in London on 4th Feb tickets are available from Steppes Travel.

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