Monday, August 30, 2010

I heart faces - Photojournalism {hawaii photography blog}

photojournalism. my chance to tell a story. with one photo. i knew exactly which to enter in this weeks i heart faces challenge.

you pretty much get the picture. ha! here is a young man sitting in the middle of a sidewalk in Beijing, China - sewing a shoe, with a sewing machine older than my grandmother, working for cents, for a shoe WE will buy at 300 X's the cost to make it.

Go check out the other entries.


  1. Oh I'm so excited. You live in Hawaii? I did for three and a half years and loved every single minute of it. Thanks for stopping by and what a wonderful photo!

  2. Beautiful shot! Thank-you for sharing.

    Oh and by the way, your blog is absolutely wonderful. Pure lovliness..

    K xx --

  3. What a beautiful capture!

    You`re right, that sewing machine is ancient! :)

  4. Wonderful capture!! Thank you for sharing!!

  5. This is beautiful, I love how you captured all the details!

  6. He didn't seem to happy to be the subject of your admiration: he might not want to be discovered as a one-man sweatshop for some brand name shoe company...

  7. stumbled on here from iheartfaces. OMG! Love your blog! I live in Hawaii too. :)