12 Stunning Photos That Prove There’s No Such Thing As ‘Men’s Work’

Commercial photographer Chris Crisman was very interested where reference is hear a friend of a friend had left her undertaking as a network designer in New York City to become a murderer in Philadelphia. Crisman remembered this woman would be an ideal theme for a painting.

So, the Pennsylvania-native went to Philly to shoot the woman, Heather Marold Thomason, in her butcher shop.

“During our shoot, Heather, my producer Robert Luessen and I had some great exchanges about wives working in traditionally male-dominated arenas, ” Crisman told The Huffington Post. “From that dialogue we thought that might make a good projection or body of work.”

That’s how Crisman’s photo series “Women’s Work” was abide.

The series, which Crisman started this past February, peculiarity girls from all around the country doing activities that have been traditionally coded as male. “Women’s Work” includes a boar farmer from Pennsylvania, a lobster fisher from Maine and a firefighter from Ohio; all of whom happen to be women.

Chris Crisman Sadie Samuels is a Lobster Fisher fromRockport, ME.

Half of the portraits were taken in and around Philadelphia, and the other half were taken in Nevada, Maine and Ohio. Crisman said he found the subjects in random behaviors including personal attachments and referrals from promote contacts.

In an interview for photography website A Photo Editor, Crisman said that as a papa of a 4-year-old boy and 2-year-old girl, he hopes this succession challenges conventional gender norms.

“I was heightened was felt that I could do whatever I wanted to when I grew up. I want to pass down a same theme to my children and without caveats, ” Crisman said. “I want to raise my children knowing that their nightmares have no limits and that they have mothers supporting them to dive into anything they seem passionate about.”

The one thing Crisman hopes young person, but girls especially, take away from this sequence? “Gender should not determine professional openings, ” he told HuffPost.

Scroll down to see the rest of Crisman’s potent “Women’s Work” sequence.

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Mira Nakashima; Designer and Woodworker at George Nakashima Woodworking. Shot in New Hope, PA.

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Nancy Poli; Pig Farmer at Stryker Farms. Shot in Saylorsburg, PA.

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Carol Warn; Leach Pad Operator at Marigold Mining Company. Shot in Valmy, NV.

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Mindy Gabriel; Firefighter. Shot in Upper Arlington, OH.

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Leeann Johnson; Haul Truck Driver at Round Mountain Gold Mine.Shot in Round Mountain, NV.

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Christina Burris; Brewer and Operations Manager at St. Benjamins Brewing. Shot in Philadelphia, PA.

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Alison Goldblum; Property Developer. Shot in Philadelphia, PA.

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Kris Alvarez; Senior Geologist at the Round Mountain Gold Mine. Shot in Nevada.

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Beth Beverly; Taxidermist. Shot in Philadelphia, PA.

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Jordan Ainsworth; Mill Operator at Round Mountain Gold Mine. Shot in Round Mountain, NV.

To verify more of Crisman’s work head over to Instagram or his personal website.

Updated: June 11, 2017 — 8:57 am

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