November 20, 2013

Rice Mill, Bangladesh

Photograph by Pronob Ghosh, Your Shot

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Shots

A rice mill worker rests in Bangladesh.

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? The careful framing of the worker, his tools, and the rice creates a scene that is almost iconic in its simplicity. With nothing else to distract the eye, we are able to appreciate this worker and the work he has just completed. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor

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39 comments
Danilo Lima
Danilo Lima

Nice, that one makes me think about my teen age(14-18), 4 years in Angola... Even to clean, you have to be strong: Nice Picture!

Shannon T
Shannon T

Looks like hard work. Much deserved rest. Very interesting shot.

abhishek nandy
abhishek nandy

although posy....like the composition ....congratulations...

Once again
Once again

It is really simple the proud worker organized his work in a nice pattern .like that

Prithu De
Prithu De

NGM Photo of the day is degrading quality day by day.

This one shot is having only compositional value and I doubt about its Photojournalistic approach to be genuine.

Sorry If I an rude, Just expected PHOTO OF THE DAY like the old days.

Sorry once again.

Sajjan Aryal
Sajjan Aryal

Living close to Nature is perhaps the best one can choose.

Sean C.
Sean C.

Timeless , a process continued on through out many centuries no doubt and well captured in this photo. 

Zola Haddadi-f
Zola Haddadi-f

this picture  is almost iconic in its simplicity. 

ASIRI SENARATNE
ASIRI SENARATNE

Perfect shot of His relax time also relaxed my mind.

Great..!

Justin Sykes
Justin Sykes

In a world of mechanised production of food, it is refreshing to see the connection between a worker and his produce.  Nevertheless, this would be hard work and it is only in the abstract that milling my own food is appealing.  The photo shows that there are at least 6 workers and it is possible to divine the styles of several of them.  The one on the left uses broad sweeps whilst the right sided style is more staccato.  I wonder if this reflects their personalities.  

I like the rawness on display: the rice, the concrete and shoeless worker all reflect an austere life.  Likewise the photo.  Well done to Mr Ghosh on the accolade of photo of the day. 

Technicality / Composition / Content / X factor / originality = 7/10 zoom lenses 

Mat Millies
Mat Millies

@J S Right but with the Monsanto seed they are slave of our great comsumption world.....

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