Handprints of Blood

Street photography is all about telling stories.  “Learning what you don’t want to photograph is only half of the battle, though a large half. It’s also the half which can be put into words.”  Handprints of blood, an Egyptian ritual to dip hands in the blood of the sacrificial animal and to put prints all…

PERCEPTION

     Manshiyat Nasser, or as it is more popularly known, “Garbage City,“ is a slum settlement with a population of around 70,000 in Cairo, Egypt. The inhabitants, mostly Coptic Christians, have filled this area for the past 70 years. These informal garbage collectors, called the  Zabbaleen or “Garbage people,“ collect the garbage of Cairo’s…