On the Road Again
ince protection from the blazing sun and monsoon rain is essential, umbrella making is a thriving cottage industry in Myanmar. These hand-painted paper umbrellas are intended for the hot, dry season. The bright colors and repeating shape were framed easily by the 20-35mm Nikkor Zoom on the Nikon N90 S. Fuji Velvia was used for its vivid color rendition.

Mingun, Myanmar

Image ©2001 Jon Ortner