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Cotopaxi Volcano peeks through the clouds, Ecuador

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Frog by Andreas Kay
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Sebastião Salgado - otras americas

Ecuador. 1982.

The 71-year-old, who now lives in Paris, began his photographic career in 1973, having previously worked as an economist. Other Americas was shot during a time of industrial growth, rising inequality and political turmoil, and shows a way of life under threat.

“The seven years spent making these images were like a trip seven centuries back in time to observe, unrolling before me … all the flow of different cultures, so similar in their beliefs, losses and sufferings. I decided to dive into the most concrete of unrealities in this Latin America, so mysterious and suffering, so heroic and noble.” (via)  #Sebastiao Salgado  #Black and White  #Photojournalism

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Chestnut-breasted Coronet by ossie.g

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Newly emerged cicada, Carineta sp. by Andreas Kay
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BOYCOTT SNATCHED MOVIE

If you didn’t hate Amy Schumer before this, maybe this will make you rethink a little.
Snatched was filmed in my little country, Ecuador (South America). Not many people care or even know about us but we are known for our beautiful Galápagos Islands and beaches, and mountains. Amy Schumer made a movie about HER being kidnapped in one of our cities. This, as you may understand, gives ECUADOR a bad rep. WE LIVE OFF TOURISM. Miss Schumer is already a bad person, and this makes me dislike her more. Please don’t watch this movie. And please come to Ecuador, it’s a beautiful country UPDATE! Pls help me with my fundraiser… http://finchelinthetardis.tumblr.com/post/160813041999/click-here-to-support-help-alina-go-to-college THANK U .

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Whip Spider, Heterophrynus sp. by Andreas Kay
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from Ecuador: www.flickr.com/andreaskay/albums