Sebastião Salgado

Sebastião Salgado’s impressive photos: This was Brazil’s largest & most dangerous gold mine

Salgado’s Serra Pelada Serra Pelada is a series of photographs taken in 1986 depicting endless numbers of mine workers distributed on various parts of a tall gold mining cliff. The black and white photos were taken from a distance and at an elevated vantage point by photographer Sebastiao Salgado. Because of the location and the …

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