2013 Challenge, Week 35: Work

In honor of the US Labor Day holiday on September 3, this week’s theme is Work. Grab your camera and capture someone working, or your work space.

Work and labor come in all shapes of sizes and cross all cultural, social, and economic boundaries. Wherever you are, someone is working.


“Worker” by Indmus

These days many of us making our livings as “information workers”, sitting in front of an LCD monitor for hours. While not the physical type of labor from generations past, it can still take its toll.

Day 139 - Work!

“Day 139 – Work!” by Phil and Pam

Or maybe you live where manual labor or agriculture are still account for most of the labor.

the work boys

“the work boys” by Amen-Ra

Labor Day has its roots in the labor movement of the 1900’s and celebrates the economic and social contributions of workers. The labor movement is alive and well in the 21st century with fast food workers striking across the country this past week.

Fast Food Strikes, NYC, July 2013

“Fast Food Strikes, NYC, July 2013” by mtume_soul

Or you can have a little fun, and get creative.

Sausage Factory

“Sausage Factory” by Ricecracker

Even though the theme is work, don’t make taking photos work. Have fun, and make it a labor of love.

As always post your best shot and share with the Photo Challenge Community. Participating in the 2013 Photo Challenge is fun and easy. Post and share your images with the Photo Challenge Community on  Google+, Facebook,or Flickr.

About Steve Troletti

I'm a Location Scout, Editorial, Nature, Wildlife and Environmental Photographer based in Malibu, California. I specialize in Nature and Urban Nature photography including Infrared Landscapes. The Bulk of my work takes place in the Los Angeles, California area, Greater Montreal Region, Canada, Switzerland, France and Varese in Northern Italy. Ethical wildlife photography is the main priority and focus of my work. A minimum disturbance of the animals, their habitat and the environment is my top priority. This applies as much to total wilderness areas as it does to urban nature environments. Ongoing education of environmental issues and building awareness for the protection of wildlife and wilderness areas around the world is what drives me to document the beauty that surrounds us.