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Salgado works on long term, self assigned projects.
Sebastiao Salgado
Sebastiao Salgado (born 1944 in Aimorés, Minas Gerais, Brazil) is a Brazilian photographer and photojournalist.
After a somewhat itinerant childhood, Salgado initially trained as an economist, earning a master’s degree in economics from Sao Paulo University in Brazil. He began work as an economist for the International Coffee Organization, often travelling to Africa on missions for the World Bank, when he first started seriously taking photographs.