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photo contest slideshow
Toy salesman
Watching a carnival ride
Snowfall in an empty lot
A large paper mask with light at the Spring Festival
Closing the curtains
Abandoned Architecture
Solitary push back to the West Coast
A face in a bubble
Dawn in the Cascades
Down Rodeo
Francisco Morán, Plaza Libertad
Juan Molina, Plaza Morazán
Julio Cruz Hernández, Avenida Independencia
Cicada
Kimchi making in Korea
In nature, like colors seem to attract.
José Rafael Rubio, Avenida Independencia
Amado de Jesús, Plaza Gerardo Barrios
Caterpillar on a post in Buttermilk Falls
Isolated From Mainland
Down The Rabbit Hole
Raccoon wants food
Deer eating
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Juan Molina, Plaza Morazán

"I am 61 years old. I have worked as a Shoe Shine since I was 8 years old. I am an orphan. I have lived from my shoe shine earnings all my life, and I have been able to provide for my children this way. People look down on me. They say that being a Shoe Shine is like being a thief; that I am a bad person. I have struggled all my life to earn a living this way and even created an Association of Shoe Shiners to improve our image.”

TAGS: Box, El Salvador, People, Poverty, Work

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San Salvador, El Salvador
Member since 2018
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© Rodrigo Silva.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2016
Filed Under: Altered Images
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: July 27, 2018, 6:56 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T5
Focal Length: 39mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO800
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