Rice sack turned projector bag | Goddess Lakshmi textile print, Tamil Nadu, India photo

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UploadedJuly 16, 2013
TakenApril 5, 2011
ModelCanon PowerShot G11
Exposure1/40 sec at f/3.5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length13.761 mm
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For 5 Rupees (10 U.S cents) i could buy these used rice sacks at the neighborhood grocery.

Some use them as household
disposables such as a rug for wiping feet before stepping into a home. THey might not use a god/goddess printed one and that I found is the reason packaging rarely comes with gods print, for avoiding the disgrace of trashing these.

So to my joy, in Tamil Nadu I could find cotton rice sacks with beautiful textile prints of the colorful various Hindu gods. Also the Tamil script was in print as seen here.

My friend's Mani neighbor was a home based tailor and turned it into a protecting bag for the projector I carried with me for use through 10 months backpacking southern India. He also kindly refused any pay. Later I edited, printed and gifted him a collage from all daily action photos I took of him, wife, daughter.

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