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Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

Franklin P. Jones

Snapshots of Life

from the Smithsonian

Burden salt harvest

The workers are carrying salt to the warehouse. They start work from 3 am to 7 am and remake from 1 pm to 6 pm every day. Hon Khoi salt field is the largest salt field in Vietnam.


Pulikali (Tiger Dance) is among the most famous folk artforms in Kerala. On the fourth day of the harvest festival of Onam, in Thrissur district artists paint their bodies like tigers with stripes of yellow, red and black, and dance to the rhythm of traditional percussion instrum...More

Sheerer and Sheep

Part of the series "Honest Agriculture" this photograph documents the working lives of farmers and workers in the surrounding valley where my own family farm resides, In this shot we see a sheerer in a barn holding a ewe before he starts to remove her fleece.

Just Fly

A series of abstract minimalist landscapes about a form in the nature and their communication with people