Pausing in the rain, a woman working as a trash picker at the 30-acre dump, which literally spills into households of one million people living in nearby slums, wishes she had more time to look at the books she comes across. She even likes the industrial parts catalogs. “It gives me something else to do in the day besides picking [trash],” she said.
About: Micah Albert is a freelance documentary photographer represented by Redux Pictures photo agency. Based in northern California, he specializes in and is passionate about difficult-to-access regions and the ensuing, and often times under-covered, issues. He received his B.A. from Point Loma Nazarene University’s Keller Visual Art Center in Graphic Communications in 2002.
"This image, provided by NASA, shows an artist’s rendering of the newfound planet known as Kepler-37b. The planet is about the size of our moon and is the smallest known exoplanet, according to a study published in this week’s issue of the journal Nature."
Many young football players around the world touch their first ball on a field of bare dirt. Here a youth group plays on a 'football field' that was the site of military barracks and fields of the former Portuguese colonies in the country.