Nelson Jean Philipe, 65, of Carrefour, a neighborhood in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, crushes stones to be sold to engineers for use in construction. Jean Philipe has been a stone crusher for 16 years and earns enough to support himself and his adopted son.
Berlotte Eustache, a clairvoyant, uses tarot cards to read the future of her client during a consultation at Kabic Beach in Jacmel, Haiti. Eustache does this in public, despite community taboos that associate her work with the devil.
Steve Gerome performs in the streets of Jacmel, Haiti, during Carnival, a celebration held for several weeks leading up to Mardi Gras each year. Gerome is costumed as one of the “rope launchers,” who symbolize liberated slaves. They cover their bodies in syrup, charcoal ash or paint.