People Photography

Before they pass away

Before They Pass Away is a photography project by Jimmy Nelson; across a series of journeys he embedded himself with 31 indigenous tribes around the world and took their portraits. His technique gives the photos a painterly, vintage quality:


The site is well worth a visit, there must be hundreds of photos there: people, families, their homes, landscapes. Really beautiful stuff.

And yes that is a golden eagle, our Kazakh friend no doubt a fellow member of Eagle Club.