18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
The Locksmith

When I visited the locksmiths’ store, Charles, the owner, talked to me and even gave me a gift from his store. He told me that his wife was Brazilian, like me, and that he used to visit Brazil in the past. Charles showed me the hundreds of keys that he has been collecting for more than 60 years in this business – even some from Brazil - and told me that currently he is selling his store. It was a great moment to connect with him and find out so many things in common. Nowadays, he is still working there, because due to the pandemic he was not able to sell his store.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: New York, New York, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T6i
Copyright: © Fernanda Carvalho Santos