A Rice Planter 1

Myanmar’s Greenfields 1

Myanmar: The Rice Planting Season is On!

Myanmar, June 2016.  The monsoon rains arrived early this year.  And, like strokes applied from a giant paint brush, the colors and shades of the fields turned from earthen brown, to water-flooded surfaces… Continue reading

Myanmar Snapshots 10: Where All Roads Lead

Typical of most agricultural areas, folks in rural Myanmar head out to their farms very early in the morning to accomplish enough farm chores before it becomes too hot to work under the… Continue reading

Myanmar Snapshots 9: Farm Life

I once took still photos of some 300 Mongolian gers (yurts) on the steppes of Bulgan Province from the passenger seat of a moving Land Cruiser in the span of three days (see my… Continue reading

Myanmar Snapshots 8: Village Portraits

February 2016: There is a sweet air of gentleness and warmth that inspires me when I visit the remote villages of Myanmar.  People’s faces are just so serene and friendly that I feel… Continue reading

Pink on Grayscale

When I was just starting to join photo exhibits many years ago, I preferred to personally frame the prints for exhibit myself.  It was a tedious work, potentially dangerous and messy if one… Continue reading

Myanmar Snapshots 7: The Retro Sidecar

Kawhmu Township, Myanmar; March 2016: Walking around the township center, I can’t help but feel as if I was thrown back in time to the 1930s.  Not that I knew exactly how the… Continue reading

Morning Hues

Just another random shot of a lotus pond in my backyard…..

Myanmar Snapshots 6: Country Wagons

Some 70% of the Myanmar population are farmers and a significant symbol of these farmers’ lives is the wooden farm wagon.  Made of two wooden wheels and usually drawn by a couple of… Continue reading

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