Their trade is written on their faces, etched into their hands and even stitched into their clothes – sometimes in the most surprising ways. From the Arctic Circle to the mountains of Peru, stall holding is a way of life and an enduring fascination for me as a photographer. This collection is a peek into the lives and souls of those men and woman around the world who eke out a living crafting and selling goods that are most often as colourful and diverse as the stallholders themselves.
Tony McCarthy featured as part of the Auckland Festival of Photography 2021. View Tony's work here.