Drying rice by Abdul Momin (12 images)

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Millions of grains of rice are laid out to dry at a mill as workers brush them with leaves in the hot sun. The men and women work for eight hours a day in the boiling heat, making sure the rice does not burn as it drys after being boiled, by regularly raking it out and then sweeping it back into hundreds of rows.

Photographer Abdul Momin took the stunning pictures of the painstaking process in Bogra Sherpur, Bangladesh, after using a ladder to climb onto the roof of a building.
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