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16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Tradition and Modernity

I thought this was a beautiful natural frame in the middle of the city. I waited for something to happen, for a subject to enter the frame that would do it justice. A monk approached, walking and talking on the phone, providing a commentary on the idea of present mindfulness in Buddhism. The tradition of his appearance contrasts with the distinctly modern appearance of speaking on the phone while walking through the urban metropolis.

TAGS: Bangkok, Monk, Thailand

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Egham, United Kingdom
Member since 2018
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© Richard Morgan.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2017
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2018, 12:28 p.m.
Camera Make: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.
Camera Model: E-M10
Focal Length: 16mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO200
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