August 22, 2014

Worth His Salt

Photograph by Viet Thanh Nguyen, National Geographic Your Shot

A salt worker labors at a salt field in the Dien Chau district of Vietnam's Nghe An Province. The district's salt workers sell their product year-round at roadside markets.

Nguyen’s picture recently appeared in Your Shot's Daily Dozen.

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16 comments
Hac Ka
Hac Ka

Great shot! this is the best photo on the theme of salt I have ever seen

Shannon T
Shannon T

It looks like his shadow is picking up the rock against the wall.

Joy Saldanha
Joy Saldanha

Hard at work at the salt mines! A terrific shot of how different life can be from ours.The shadow of the worker is well caught, as is the cyclist on his way somewhere. The pile of salt and the slippers are a focal point for me.  j.e.s.......

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