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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Life Directions

At one of white limestone quarries in Minya, Egypt. It’s the shaping phase. There’s a machine called “El fasalah” that the laborers here are using to cut and partition the mountain into stone blocks.

This photo is a finalist in the Altered Images category of our 15th Annual Photo Contest. See all 60 finalists here.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Minya, Egypt
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Nader Saadallah
Awards
Photo of the Day: 03.07.18
Editor's Pick
Finalist