"Mining in Toxic Smoke"
On the volcanic mountain of Kawah Ijen on the Island of Java in Indonesia. Sulphur or Devil's gold, as the local calls it, is the treasure these miners are harvesting.
Biography: International award winning photographer Dr. Larry Louie is an optometrist in Canada and also a travel & humanitarian documentary photographer. On his travels, he is exploring the lives of remote indigenous people, documenting social issues and ultimately seeking to adjust people's view of the world. Over the last couple of years, Larry has used his photography as a platform to highlight the work of different charities around the world. He hopes his photographs will be able to tell the stories and make a difference, and to reveal light that is found in the darkest of places.