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Praying for rain

A group of women from the Bai ethnic minority pray for rain after planting rice in Qingdong Village of Yunnan Province. Rice is the main crop in the province, which is known for beautiful rice terraces located in Yuanyang County, 186 miles from Kunming, the capital city of Yunnan Province.

Michael Yamashita

Michael Yamashita is an award-winning photographer who has been shooting for National Geographic magazine for more than 30 years. He specialized in Asia after spending seven years in the region following his graduation from Wesleyan University.