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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
The beauty of tobacco

Tobacco is still harvested in Balkan Countries such as Macedonia. It is an intricate process that as an American I took for granted. This image is a reflection of the months of labor that is poured into ensuring tobacco leaves are pristine for American distributors to then chemically process and sell throughout the United States.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2014
Date Uploaded: 10.2016
Photo Location: Radovich , North Macedonia
Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
Copyright: © LaKesh Abreu