This collection of intriguing shots from American photographer Michael Steverson features the weather-beaten faces of street vendors in Liuzhou, China. The candid photographs catch these locals taking part in their everyday lives, selling goods and fresh produce to the people of this city. After a trip to China to capture these images, the photographer says on his site that he hopes his portraits will help people "take a peek behind the red curtain" and see what life is really like in this vast country.
With the hustle and bustle of Chinese districts in major cities around the world, it’s not hard to see why this photographer chose these vibrant street stalls to document. From shoe repairmen to fresh fish street markets, these images capture this slice of Chinatown in all its glory.