18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Melissa on break

When you walk pass a worker on a break, you witness peace, a moment of escape. To capture it, is that respect or intrusion? There are so many details to her life, and they all live in this picture of a smoke break. She's such a welcoming woman.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Connecticut, United States of America
Copyright: © Teni Lanre-Amos