Smile Of A Painter In Chatuchak Market

Smile of a painter in Chatuchak Market
Shot at Chatuchak Market in Bangkok, Thailand tetsuOzawa

The painter was taking a short break in front of his painting

In the course of walking around, I came to one of the sections where artworks were sold. This vast market was categorized into 8 sections and the artworks section was one of them. Many artworks were displayed in each shop. Most of the artworks were sold as a souvenir. Therefore, they were made by the middle-of-the-road approach. It was uncommon to see contemporary arts here. Perhaps, the customers were Westerners and the artworks gave off an aura of the Asian atmosphere which was preferred by Westerners.

Some painters were working in some shops. The shop which I came was one of them. An incomplete canvas was placed there and its painter was sitting in front of the canvas. He held a cup and seemed to take a short break at that time. When I held my camera, he looked at my camera and smiled gently. Although his work was processing, it might be entirely satisfactory to him.

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About Chatuchak Weekend Market

The Chatuchak Weekend Market, on Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road, Chatuchak, Bangkok, is the largest market in Thailand. Also known as JJ Market, it has more than 15,000 stalls and 11,505 vendors (2019), divided into 27 sections. Chatuchak Market sells many different kinds of goods, including plants, antiques, consumer electronics, cosmetics, pets, food and drinks, fresh and dry food, ceramics, furniture and home accessories, clothing, and books. It is the world's largest and most diverse weekend market, with over 200,000 visitors every weekend.

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PHOTO DATA

No

11387

Shooting Date

Sep 2019

Posted On

February 4, 2020

Place

Bangkok, Thailand

Genre

Portrait Photography

Camera

SONY ALPHA 7R II

Lens

SONNAR T* FE 55MM F1.8 ZA

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