A photographic reflection about the prints that human kind left behind.

The Bolivian high plateau offers vast natural open spaces filled with beauty due to the absence of humans. Yet the presence of this empty rusted bus somehow melts into this dramatic scenery.
Bus stop – Altiplano, Bolivia – december 2011

The Bolivian high plateau offers vast natural open spaces filled with beauty due to the absence of humans. Yet the presence of this empty rusted bus somehow melts into this dramatic scenery.

It is difficult not to reflect on the trash left behind by human beings when one stumbles across an abandoned toxic battery on a pristine deserted beach.
Self-discharge – Chiloe, Chile – October 2011

It is difficult not to reflect on the trash left behind by human beings when one stumbles across an abandoned toxic battery on a pristine deserted beach.

On the other hand, the aesthetics of this beach can somehow be enhanced by what human civilization has left behind.
Beached – Galapagos, Ecuador – March 2012

On the other hand, the aesthetics of this beach can somehow be enhanced by what human civilization has left behind.

At the end, perhaps what has been left behind has not necessarily been forgotten. This train has been accepted as a natural part of the scenery, but its presence remains unnatural. I wonder if the beauty invoked by this landscape would be the same without this train.
Last train – Uyuni, Bolivia – December 2011

At the end, perhaps what has been left behind has not necessarily been forgotten. This train has been accepted as a natural part of the scenery, but its presence remains unnatural. I wonder if the beauty invoked by this landscape would be the same without this train.

  • Editing: Julien Reynaud
Bus stop
Altiplano, Bolivia - December 2011
Bus stop Altiplano, Bolivia - December 2011
Self-discharge
Chiloe, Chile - October 2011
Self-discharge Chiloe, Chile - October 2011
Beached
Galapagos, Ecuador - March 2012
Beached Galapagos, Ecuador - March 2012
Last Train
Uyuni, Bolivia - December 2011
Last Train Uyuni, Bolivia - December 2011

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