Viewing Brent Stirton’s portfolio is like reading the untold stories of injustices around the world. His photo essays serve as lessons for those of us who may be less than well informed about current or past events. Stirton’s vivid and sometimes shocking photographs reveal secrets from inside the lives where most of us can’t go.
His current project focuses on Dubai labor issues and illustrates the hardships of the laborers who are working long hours for minimum wage to build what will be one of the most modern cities in the Middle East. Stirton has traveled extensively and immerses himself in his work, which is apparent in many of his nitty-gritty photography. See more at http://www.brentstirton.com/
Disclaimer: some photos are graphic and may not for the squeamish.