“Aren’t you gonna tell me off?”
“Nah, man, I just want to take your picture.”
March 24, 2005 - May 16, 2013.
“Be strong. Trust yourself. Love yourself. Conquer your fears. Just go after what you want and act fast, because life just isn’t that long.”
“So it turned out fine in the end.”
Thank you to The Office who was always a friend when I felt like I had none // 5.16.2013
“Photographer Siegfried Modola traveled to document Ethiopia’s ancient salt trade in the Danakil Depression, one of the hottest and harshest environments on earth, with an average annual temperature of 94 degrees Fahrenheit (34.4 Celsius). For centuries, merchants have traveled there with caravans of camels to collect salt from the surface of the vast desert basin. The mineral is extracted and shaped into slabs, then loaded onto the animals before being transported back across the desert so that it can be sold around the country.
Read Siegfried’s personal account here.”
The photographs were taken between May 12-16, 2013.
A Rohingya Muslim child wearing traditional make-up passes the time outside a tent at a camp for people displaced by violence, near Sittwe on April 28, 2013. Before last year’s violence, Sittwe’s Muslims numbered about 73,000, nearly half its population. Today, there are fewer than 5,000 left. (Read More)
[Credit : Damir Sagolj/Reuters]