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Scrap Metal Workers in Musaffah, UAE

Musaffah is the labor camp district of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. This photo was taken in the summer when temperatures are highest, and the conditions are overwhelming. This is a portrait of five workers during their shift in one of the area's many scrap metal yards.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Copyright: © Emily Broad