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About Olson & Farlow
Melissa Farlow and Randy Olson are photojournalists in the documentary tradition. Even though they are published in LIFE, GEO, Smithsonian and other magazines, they have primarily photographed for the National Geographic Society on over 50 assignments that have taken them to 50 countries over the past 20 years.
They normally work individually, but have co-produced National Geographic Magazine stories on Northern California, National Parks and the Alps. They photographed a joint book project on the Southern United States and have collaborated on over 70 books with other photographers that are published by Collins Publishers, National Geographic and others.Learn more about Randy and Melissa
Random Journal Excerpt From a Remote Location
Ibriham grabs my crotch
he is so happy with his new wife… they ran away together and her family is still not talking to her… they will probably talk to her again after the birth of their first son… He shows me the gold bracelets he just bought (a woman’s only property if there is a divorce) and the new bed and mattress and sheets… he’s so excited about the new marriage bed and wants me to understand… so he does something that is very weird… he cups my chest as if it’s a breast and grabs my crotch… all the while nodding his head violently….
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