Sebastião Salgado, a living legendAs any boy, I grew up absorving the World. And the World mesmerized me everytime my late dad would bring some journals or magazines where Sebastião Salgado's photos were featured.Sebastião Salgado, a living legend3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I can´t hide the admiration I have for this photographer, this man that is still alive and living in Paris, and the way he changed my way of seeing the World, respecting my fellow man, seeing the light where only darkness seems to exist.
Sebastião Salgado was born on February 8th, 1944 in Aimorés, in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Began his career as a professional photographer in 1973 in Paris, working with the photo agencies Sygma, Gamma, and Magnum Photos until 1994, when he and Lélia Wanick Salgado formed Amazonas images, an agency created exclusively for his work.
He is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, and an honorary member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences in the United States.
Uses Leica, most of the time he uses 28mm, 35mm and 60mm lenses (one for each camera body). He use