Gadgets. And he has risked his own health to tell it becoming ill after only a short time in an environment in which so many desperate people work every day to eke out a living. Asked what outcome he wants he said "I just want to take the 5 year old children and the pregnant women out of the equation. I know I can't stop it, this is big business, but these people are continually exposed to the most toxic environments as they try to get enough money to survive."
I will be interviewing Stanley and others in the coming months - a small contribution from me, but by telling their stories hopefully their messages will spread. These photojournalists who work in conditions and environments I can barely comprehend, often putting their own lives and health at risk, are grossly undervalued by a news media driven by bean counters and corporates.
I have been brought to tears by some of the work I've seen this week, but elated by those I've met who have reaffirmed my belief in the power of storytelling.