Sebastiao Salgado

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As I've mentioned before, my early inspiration came from photojournalism. The style and the stories really struck a cord with me and influenced my work, but one photographer in particular made me want to pick up a camera. My early experience with Salgado's work came when I found a copy of "Archaeology of the industrial age" in the local library. Everything about it mesmerised me from the subject matter and compositions to the beautiful print reproduction. The images have such beatuiful contrast with deep tones, but its the silk like nature of the prints that I really like. Any way here are a few of my favourite images.