We were lucky enough to visit a salt mine outside Vientiane, and given access to wander around where I wanted whilst the salt went through its production stages.
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macondo (19560) 2010-11-02 3:25
Strong dynamic subject in the top corner, insouciant smoker with far-away look in the opposite one. I think it's a really well timed capture, probably a good crop, and I find the very soft light intriguing. The shot has a great sense of balance about it.
Juzo (4203) 2010-11-02 7:26
You have taken advantage of the invitation well. This is far removed from 'tourist' imagery we see so much of. This is a 'real' moment, unspectacular..but beguiling to me. We are touching on photojournalism territory here, and we need more of that on TE.
Well framed too and with good focus.
nels (2623) 2010-11-04 2:20
hello brendan, like the tight crop, love the expression on the workers face. It's a lot different to the salt mine where i work, we are one of the deepest mines in europe 1100meters down and still going deeper!!