18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Wheat Processing

Women are filtering out the dirt from unprocessed wheat using a large wooden filter in a mill. As wheat is the second most important staple food crop after rice in Bangladesh, there is an increasing demand of it. Wheat production in Bangladesh goes through a few basic stages. In pre-production stage, the seeds are selected by the farmers based on their yield and varieties followed by harvesting leading to transportation and storage. Then, the imported wheat is brought in and kept in the warehouses. After that, the wheat is processed in mills in various ways one of which is to filter out the dirt using a large wooden filter. Finally, the finished product is transported to the market for sales.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Narayanganj, Bangladesh
Camera: Canon EOS 80D
Copyright: © Joy Saha