Living on the shores of Lake Michigan, Jane Fulton Alt is acutely aware of the disastrous toll the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has taken on all forms of life. Thus he photographed series of photos, namely “Crude Awakening”, featuring people drenched in an oil-like substance while standing on local beaches. With these photos, Jane Fulton Alt tries to represent how humans are constantly exploiting the earth’s resources. Here are some of the photos, have a view and work together to protect the balance of life from now on.