Polaroid 19, Surin

#apolaroidaday / 19, Surin province, 2010

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Master mahouts, or “Mor Chang” (elephant healers) in Surin Province, northeastern Thailand Polaroid PN, 2010, © Cedric Arnold

Polaroid 18, Bangkok

#apolaroidaday / 18 Brewing storm, Bangkok, 2013

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Brewing monsoon storm, Bangkok, Polaroid print –  2013 – © Cedric Arnold

Polaroid 17, Lost monk

#apolaroidaday / 17 – Chinatown, Bangkok

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This monk was completely lost in Bangkok’s Chinatown – I spoke to him and asked him where he was going. He said the “monks’ hospital”. He had walked from the central train station and was nowhere near the hospital in question. The 93 year-old monk had come from the country side to get treated but had no idea how to get to the hospital from the station – eventually, a local lady took him to the hospital by taxi… Polaroid print from 6×6 polaroid back, 2008 © Cedric Arnold

Polaroid 11, Bangkok punks

#apolaroidaday 11, punk concert, 2009 Bangkok

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Photographed during a punk concert in Bangkok in 2009 Ⓒ Cedric Arnold

Polaroid 10, Yangon

#apolaroidaday 10 – Morning alms, Yangon, Myanmar 2012

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These “headless monks” collecting morning alms in downtown Yangon are the result of condensation on the Polaroid camera’s lens, the range finder seemed fine so I could not see the same partially obstructed view the lens was “seeing”, nonetheless I loved the result when I opened up the Polaroid… Ⓒ Cedric Arnold

Polaroid 9, Bangkok

#apolaroidaday / 9 Bangkok, Thailand 2009

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A muay Thai boxer named “Tiger”, before a fight in Bangkok, shot in 2009 Ⓒ Cedric Arnold