Ane eats dinner with her children David (8) and Martea (4) before they arise at 2am to pick tobacco leaves.
 Picking tobacco leaves starts at 3am using the light from headlights. Tobacco leaves become too sticky once warmed by sunlight.
 Vlatko and Ane receive a once a year payment of 2400 Euro ($AU3300) after expenses. They earn $AU0.20 an hour. With the cost of fuel at $AU2.20 a litre, they would need to work 11 hours to pay for a litre of petrol.
 Tar from tobacco leaves stain sewing containers.
 Vlatko and Ane, on average, work 14 hours a day and earn $AU0.20 an hour. Workers they employ earn 400 Denar ($AU9.00) a day.
 Vlatko removes a string (niza) of tobacco leaves from a sewing container.
 String, used to sew tobacco leaves, lies on the bonnet of a car.
 Ane takes a break. The blue bottle (right) is brake fluid used to clean hands of the sticky residue left by the leaves.
 Ane and Vlatko have four fields of tobacco plants, each 10 acres in size.
 Vlatko repairs a broken needle on the Tobacco Leaf Needling Machine.
 Tobacco seeds, the size of fine grains of salt, will be taken from the flowering tobacco plants and planted in March.
 Vlatko ties the sewn tobacco leaves together.
 Vlatko and Ane's daughter Martea, who is four years old, pierces tobacco leaves in preparation for sewing.
 A grasshopper rests on tobacco leaves.
 The result from the morning's picking.
 Vlatko and Ane hang strings of tobacco leaves in makeshift shade houses.
 Tobacco leaves are hung to dry in makeshift shade houses.
 Vlatko makes hooks to hang the next day's strings of tobacco.
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