Quote Originally Posted by johnnywalker
A very powerful photograph, as are the others on the website. My Spanish isn't very good anymore. I gather the photos are of some open pit mine in Mexico from years ago. Probably the photographer is famous, but I don't know the name. Can you tell us something about him and his photographs, or where to read (in English) about him?
Salgado took that image in a Gold Mine in Serra Pelada, Para, Brazil in 1986. His is an extraordinary and prolific photographer. If you like those images, buy his book "Workers".