This Photographer Captured Haunting Portraits Of Remote Tribes Before They’re Lost To History

Image: Facebook/Jimmy Nelson

As his subjects stand proudly before him, the photographer snaps away enthusiastically. Each frame he captures offers a rare glimpse into a way of life that in some cases is arguably fading fast. But who is this man, and why are his images stirring hearts around the world?

Image: Facebook/Jimmy Nelson

He is Jimmy Nelson, and he was born in 1967 in Kent, England. As a child, he traveled through South America, Africa and Asia before being sent away to boarding school.

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