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Tending the Tea Leaves Photograph by George Steinmetz
Blessed with abundant rainfall, plenty of sunshine, and acidic soil, Kenya's lush Kericho district nurtures the country's chief agricultural export: tea. But a surplus of the cash crop in the global market, the rising cost of production, and potential drought all threaten one of Kenya's cornerstone industries, which supports two million people.
Camera: Nikon 8008 Film Type: Fujichrome Velvia Lens: 17-35 zoom at 20mm Speed and F-Stop: 1/500 @ f/4
Weather Conditions: Unrecorded Time of Day: One hour after sunrise Lighting Techniques: Natural light Special Equipment: Motorized paraglider