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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Making Indigo Dye in Plaboo Village, Mahasarakam, Thailand

The photo is of a woman's hands as she is making indigo dye from an Indigo plant in order to use to dye clothing. As the dye oxidizes, it turns blue-as shown on her hands. She is a part of a non-profit organization that tie-dyes clothing made from organic cloth and colors.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Plaboo Village, Thailand
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL SL1
Copyright: © Molly Lampkin