Woman Hitting Alms Bowl In Ban Bat

Woman hitting alms bowl in Ban Bat
Shot at Ban Bat in Bangkok, Thailand ©Tetsu Ozawa
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The woman hit an alms bowl with a hammer in the lane

The craftsmen were working in the lanes. This district was called Ban Bat, the Monk bowl village, and the locals produced alms bowls used by Buddhist monks by hand. Although this traditional business category was becoming falling into a decline, the craftsmen were still working brawnily here.

The woman in this photo was hitting an alms bowl with a hammer while sitting by the wayside. Along with the men, many women worked here. She was just forming a shape of the bowl. Her face was frowning. I thought that was how the real craftsman was.

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Apr 2018 PEOPLE THAILAND

Where is Ban Bat in Bangkok?

PHOTO DATA

No

10500

Shooting Date

Sep 2017

Posted On

April 1, 2018

Place

Bangkok, Thailand

Genre

Street Photography

Camera

SONY ALPHA 7R II

Lens

SONNAR T* FE 55MM F1.8 ZA