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    Faithful and patient

    Life, Athit Perawongmetha, Published on 14/08/2012

    » It took me hours in the air and a day on the road to get this picture of these faithful Buddhist followers in Nubra Valley, situated 150km north of Leh, the capital of Ladakh in India. After a long ride to the remote valley, my efforts immediately paid off. My arrival coincided with the visit of the Dalai Lama. I knew there must be something worth capturing through the lens.


    Horsing around

    Life, Athit Perawongmetha, Published on 19/06/2012

    » Monks walking through the community to receive food from laymen early in the morning is a common sight in Thailand (and other Buddhist countries). But monks in a hilly village in Chiang Rai have to find practical means of transportation to receive their morning alms.


    The persistence of suffering

    Life, Athit Perawongmetha, Published on 17/07/2012

    » Ever noticed how time passes so sluggishly when we are sad or suffering? Or when we are waiting for something to happen?


    Tradition meets modernity

    Life, Athit Perawongmetha, Published on 22/05/2012

    » This is one of the leftover photos from a collection I took for a foreign magazine. It features a group of Nang Ram (traditional Thai dancers) at Erawan Shrine in the heart of Bangkok.


    Hard work for Javanese miners

    Life, Athit Perawongmetha, Published on 24/04/2012

    » As they await their turn to weigh their haul, a long, tough day is about to pay off for sulphur miners at Kawah Ijen on the east of Java Island in Indonesia.


    A dangerous method

    Life, Athit Perawongmetha, Published on 20/03/2012

    » The air at Ijen Crater in Indonesia was shrouded in a sulphuric fog, but the miners at the sulphur mine could never stop working.


    Multi-Purpose receptacle

    Life, Athit Perawongmetha, Published on 24/01/2012

    » Millions of cut flowers, all neatly bundled up and waiting for retailers to come collect them, can be seen every day, shortly after sunset, at Pak Klong Talat on Chakkraphet Road. Another common sight is the dozens of market porters, each equipped with a large basket strapped to a trolley. These hard-working people play a major role in the ongoing success of Bangkok's biggest trading centre for wholesale flowers, fruit and vegetables.


    Stark contrast

    Life, Athit Perawongmetha, Published on 21/02/2012

    » Victory Monument is one of the most bustling places in the city. As a major transport junction, it draws heavy crowds during rush hours each day. I am among those people, travelling to the area to make a bus change since my school days until now. But today is different. Instead of changing from one bus to another, people are now getting off from a bus or van to the more convenient BTS to get into the inner city.


    Living in the moment

    Life, Athit Perawongmetha, Published on 03/01/2012

    » Once the massive floods invaded the city, Bangkok residents were forced to slow down their fast-paced life. There were fewer cars or other motorised vehicles in sight on several city streets. They had to depend on unusual means of transportation like military trucks. Although their lives were crippled by the flooding, people on this truck seem to be enjoying the moment. They sat back, allowing their feet to dangle in floodwater, as the truck slowly ploughed through Petchkasem Road. But behind their smiles, I'm sure they had a lot to think about, especially what they had to deal with once the floods receded.

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