Working in the rice field - SupChina

Working in the rice field

A farmer walks along a rice field in Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province. The staple food in southern China is rice while people in the north traditionally consume more wheat-made products such as noodles and buns.

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.