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Handling the Job
Photograph by David McLain

A forest of bowl brushes grows when Gary Christian gets to work: The Alabama Industries for the Blind employee can make 1,000 a day. AIB is one of the largest employers of the blind under one roof in the United States. It provides jobs for 302 people—185 of them blind.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Canon EOS 1N
Film Type: Fujichrome Astia
Lens: 35mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/15 @ f/2.0
Weather Conditions: Indoors
Time of Day: Late morning
Lighting Techniques: Mix of strobe and fluorescent light
Special Equipment or Comments: A 40-degree grid on an off-camera strobe dialed way down is balanced to ambient fluorescent light.


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