1989 Photo Contest, Daily Life, 2nd prize

Sebastião Ribeiro Salgado

Magnum Photos for Time

01 January, 1988

Sugar-cane harvest. Next to the traditional oxen, tractors are also used to collect the cane. The day before harvesting the leaves are burned off the cane. Ash suspended in the air makes it necessary to protect the eyes with goggles.

About the photographer

Sebastião Ribeiro Salgado

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