Jimmy Nelson; Vanuatu. Jimmy Nelson; Vanuatu. 19th September 2016 developer Portraits of the Vanuatu islanders of the Pacific Ocean, where settlement dates back to as early 500BC. Taken from photographer Jimmy Nelson’s celebrated and controversial body of work ‘Before They Pass Away’. 0 Comments 0 Likes Post navigation Previous Previous post: The Story of Place.Next Next post: Seven Magic Mountains.