Harvesting rice with sickles, in 1970
Swimming water buffalo. While rice filled the fields, the buffalo were kept in a stall on the bank and let down into the canal twice a day to cool off.. 1970s
A rural canal in Thailand in the 1960s - 1970s
A wagon parked under an open-sided barn, in the Thai canal lands in 1987
Neighborhood bridge between farms, over an inlet that irrigates the rice field. 1970
Herding Buffalo. During dry season when rice wasn't planted, the buffalo grazed fields
Most photographs were taken between 1969 and 1987. Printed to order, up to 8.25" x 10.75" in size. Black & white photographs can have an ochre tint if you choose.
Taken with a twin lens reflex, medium format camera. 120mm film
All the photographs in Lagana's memoir,
The Last Real Death, can be printed.
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Walking in from the ricefield along the path lined with bananas
A house of teak, from the 1930s? Photo taken in 2000 when most of the orchards and bamboo wall are gone