edouphoto a kiss amongst the windowed pumpkins. #montreal #canada 6d

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edouphoto homemade haircut by briah. photo by @kitracahana 2w

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edouphoto dinner in a sukkah for sukkot. #montreal #canada 2w
  •   gilgazit Dear @edouphoto , though I am closely familiar with this holiday, this is the first time I see a decoration in which one welcomes feminine 'Ushpizin' (i.e. guests). It is a great idea I wish to adopt for next year's holiday. Can you share the names of the biblical characters which cannot be seen in the photo? Thanks! 2w
  •   kroggemann Is this Aaron Wenner and Julia? Weird, I lived with them in grad school. #smallworld 2w
  •   edouphoto @kroggemann that is indeed. I went to high school with Aaron and then he briefly lived in my apartment in Jerusalem. Small world... 2w

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edouphoto cosy day spooning with chisel the hungry dog in #vancouver #canada 3w

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edouphoto swinging with my niece and sister. #vancouver #canada 3w

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edouphoto last day in the #faroeislands – this is one of the most unique places in the world i have ever worked. the sense of community, trust, and openness here is something that the rest of the world can learn a lot from. after only two months, it feels like i am leaving a home i have always longed for. 4w
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  •   asurobson Great! 4w
  •   flovinmikkelsen Thank you so much for all the photos @edouphoto. So nice to see when you're away from home. Will you let us know on Instagram when the documentary is finished? 4w
  •   lorenzopapi Amazing! 4w
  •   ninatroll Great photos @edouphoto , I follow some of the worlds greatest and best known photographers, and in this crowd, you stand out. Just keep doing what you're doing! 4w
  •   espenras Great pictures! Looking forward to see the whole project! 4w
  •   edouphoto @flovinmikkelsen @espenras – yes, the video and photo essay should be out sometime in october. I'll keep you posted! 4w
  •   markosian So happy to read this @edouphoto. 3w

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edouphoto smoking on a boat and getting nowhere. #elduvik #faroeislands 4w

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edouphoto inside looking out and outside looking in. #tjørnuvík #faroeislands 4w

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edouphoto the sun peeks out for a brief moment during an otherwise rainy day in #torshavn #faroeislands 4w

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edouphoto dead birds tied to a rod an used as scarecrows in a garden in #tjørnuvík #faroeislands 4w
  •   lu_ce1 Through your pictures, it seems this island likes killing animals 4w
  •   sjurdurh @lu_ce1 this island likes to keep their potatoes to themselves. They're hooded crows btw, beautiful birds 4w
  •   edouphoto @lu_ce1 that's one way to look at it- the other is that the people of this island have a more direct interaction with where their food comes from, as opposed to meat magically appearing in a grocery store refrigerator. That said, a lot of the meat is imported from elsewhere as well. 4w
  •   lu_ce1 Eating animals coming from intensive breeding, animals which never saw the light of the day is more horrible. But other hunting people also having more direct interaction with where their food comes from don't expose dead birds like that or kill pilot whales to such an extent that the see becomes blood. I dont know how to say but it seems there is a kind of ostentatious cruelty in their way of life. 4w
  •   edouphoto @lu_ce1 I haven't personally seen that in my time here. We have to be sensitive to the fact that different cultures have their own ways of doing things. And I wouldn't say the way of life here is any more cruel then any other place I've been. I'd say there's an inherent cruelty in eating meat period, but then that applies to the entire world of meat eaters. 4w
  •   jessielouiseboylan Beautiful work @edouphoto you have a wonderful sensitivity and way of seeing the world. 4w
  •   mattdennien @edouphoto a very thoughtful answer there. 4w
  •   flovinmikkelsen "kill pilot whales to such an extent that the sea becomes blood". Do you have a better method? @lu_ce1 . I know the killing looks brutal. But if you accidently get a papercut and you put your finger in a glass of water, the water will also turn red. It is actually done in a human way (it takes up to 5 sec to kill a whale with a special long knife to the spine). If you kill a cow in water it would look the same way. Both are mammals that contain a lot blood. Of course I do understand if you think it's brutal, but for us killing grindwhales is perfectly normal. Have a nice day yall. 4w

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edouphoto late night reveling in #tjørnuvík #faroeislands 1mon

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edouphoto a sea shepherd boat patrols the coast of the #faroeislands for pilot whales in hopes of driving them away before they can be spotted and hunted by whalers. the faroese have traditionally (and legally) hunted pilot whales for centuries. sea shepherd has been here to disrupt the hunt, claiming that is barbaric and no longer necessary for survival. the faroese proudly defend their tradition, citing that pilot whales are not endangered and that the act of killing for food is no different from eating beef, chicken, or pork in the rest of the world. 1mon
  •   sjurdurh @lisebuckeridge they are "herded" onto the beach where someone is waiting with a long knife to first sever the spinal cord and then cut the blood supply to the brain. They lose consciousness quite quickly 1mon
  •   lisebuckeridge Ok, thanks for explaining. I was thinking it was done as the Japanese boats do in our seas- whales harpooned, die of blood loss or drowning. @sjurdurh 1mon
  •   sjurdurh @lisebuckeridge The japanese harpoons have explosive heads in them which should kill the whale by drop in blood pressure. This should in theory be fairly quick but I don't know their track record. It's not necessarily a long and painful death 1mon
  •   3seven3 So perhaps it's best that they are enslaved to buying corporate foods instead? Ironically, if it weren't for corporate related foods millions more may starve around the world. Buy local, you say? Perhaps their environment can't support community gardens. To produce artificial environments to grow said gardens would be extremely expensive...money they don't have. So, they survive on traditional diets. Chew on this a while. 1mon
  •   lisebuckeridge I understand your position regarding hunting but in Iceland the value of whales for whale watching seems to be catching up with the economics of hunting. Maybe this is the future for the Faroes, I'm love to go there one day! @grotinum @sjurdurh 1mon
  •   grotinum @lisebuckeridge You are welcome to visit the Faroes. www.whaling.fo has more facts about this tradition of ours. www.visitfaroeislands.com has more info on visiting our country. 1mon
  •   lisebuckeridge Thank you!! :-) @grotinum 1mon
  •   sjurdurh @3seven3 some really good points 1mon

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edouphoto sheep are auctioned for sale in #tjørnuvík #faroeislands - this one sold for 14,500 danish kroner (2500 usd). at the beginning of fall, sheep are herded from the wild for slaughter. 1mon

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edouphoto sheep are gathered from a secluded island where they have been grazing in solitude and taken to #tjørnuvík to be slaughtered. #faroeislands 1mon

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edouphoto surreal breakfast. #Torshavn #faroeislands #eggs 1mon

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edouphoto heading into the fjords with a rolling suitcase. #vagar #faroeislands 1mon
  •   romcore Fantastic 1mon
  •   kamilia_b64 Wow...stunning! 1mon
  •   scottmbennett @edouphoto Nice shot! 1mon
  •   pennywhy 好孤单啊。 1mon
  •   3seven3 It reminds me of a scene from the movie Oblivion. Sure, it had Tom Cruise in it, but the concept was pretty cool. 1mon
  •   davidsvarrer I concur with you "it had Tom Cruise in it, **BUT** cool",.. the picture looks like someone exiting from a space ship. 1mon

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edouphoto rabbit in your headlights. #mjørkadalur #faroeislands 1mon

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edouphoto twenty something's hang out by the water in #gøta #faroeislands - after high school, most young people leave for Denmark to study, so the summer is the time when childhood friends are reunited. 1mon

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edouphoto floating around cold atlantic waters with mortan and sigmund - near #koltur #faroeislands #sploosh 1mon

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