Before They Pass Away

‘’In 2009, I planned to become a guest of 31 secluded and visually unique tribes. I wanted to witness their time-honoured traditions, join in their rituals and discover how the rest of the world is threatening to change their way of life forever. Most importantly, I wanted to create an ambitious aesthetic photographic document that would stand the test of time. A body of work that would be an irreplaceable ethnographic record of a fast disappearing world.' 

JIMMY NELSON takes forward from Wade Davis. While Davis says, Nelson shoots. If you haven't seen this project, then you haven't really seen anything at all. 


Such images really make you appreciate the diversity of our world. We will have to live many a lives to experience each and every culture that manifests on our planet.

Cannot wait to buy his book.