Reflections on Labor Day – Building a School in Rwanda

Blog by Portland Oregon Editorial Photographer: Adam Bacher Labor Day in the United States  brings thoughts of editorial photography assignments from Rwanda over the past eight years. Nowhere else have I consistently seen people work so hard. Without the heavy machinery commonplace our society, the people of Rwanda rely on manual labor to get the job done. As a Portland Oregon editorial photographer, watching a high school being constructed by hand was fascinating. [...]

By |2018-01-24T01:59:50-08:00September 7th, 2015|construction, editorial photographer, editorial photography, rwanda|Comments Off on Reflections on Labor Day – Building a School in Rwanda

A Photo Salute to Labor

Grateful for the construction workers who build  the homes and buildings where we live and work. Grateful to the people who build the roads and bridges we drive on, the cars and trucks we drive in, and the trains and planes that bring us and our goods from one place to another. Grateful for the people who built my refrigerator, assembled my computer and smartphone and iPad. Grateful for the public servants - [...]

By |2018-01-24T01:59:53-08:00September 3rd, 2012|construction, rwanda|Comments Off on A Photo Salute to Labor