Modern supermarkets dot the landscape throughout China, but people can still buy their food the old-fashioned way: on the street. The photographer Michael Steverson has spent years photographing rural China, where hundreds of millions of people balance old traditions with the conveniences of modern life. In this image, from Guangxi Province, a woman sells eggs in a narrow alleyway.
"My main objective was to be a jazz-playing clown. That kind of worked out."