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Kyaiktiyo, Myanmar

Part 6 (last) of Myanmar photo tour diary: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 Although Kyaiktiyo, also known as Golden Rock, is one of most incredible sights anywhere, we offered the visit as an extension to the Myanmar photo tour because it is a more arduous journey. It started with […]

Lake Inle, Myanmar

Part 5 of Myanmar photo tour diary: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 Day 8 (cont) Nyaung Shwe is the main gateway to Lake Inle. We photographed children in two different settings there, first at a school as they were playing at recess, always a fun interaction for everyone. Inside […]

Pindaya, Myanmar

Part 4 of Myanmar photo tour diary: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 Day 7 After an early morning flight from Mandalay to Heho, we drove to Pindaya on a bumpy road out of the main tourist trail. The landscape changes as we gain elevation and travel back in time. […]

Mandalay, Myanmar

Part 3 of Myanmar photo tour diary: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 Day 4 (cont) After an early morning flight, we arrived in Mandalay. The country’s second largest city is the spiritual and cultural heart of Myanmar. On Marble Street, Mandalay‚Äôs street of stone-sculptors, men attack blocks of white […]

Bagan, Myanmar

Part 2 of Myanmar photo tour diary: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 Day 2 Bagan is known for its thousands of Buddhist monuments and temples, making it one of the most remarkable archaeological sites in Asia. After surveying the area from a temple platform, we approached friendly villagers tending […]

Yangon, Myanmar

Part 1 of Myanmar photo tour diary: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 Since my first visit there in 2000, I have always thought of Myanmar as the most enchanting country in South East Asia. In January 2014, I had the pleasure of leading a photo tour there. Thank you […]

North Vietnam Photo Tour with QT Luong

Following our successful 2012 Vietnam photo tour (see also work by participants Mark Wainer, Barry Andrews, Ron Harris), I will be leading a new North Vietnam photo tour in collaboration with Insiders Asia from Dec 12 to Dec 22, 2014. Why North Vietnam ? The North has seen less economic development than the South. It […]

Mui Ne Beach, Vietnam

The Ho Chi Minh City project is simply “The image of the President in the City”: in each of the photographs, all made in Ho Chi Minh City, there is a depiction of Ho Chi Minh, for instance as framed portrait, poster, sculpture, bust, post stamp, post card, or book cover. The continued presence of […]

Ho Chi Minh City project

For family reasons, I’ve been spending a fair amount of time in Ho Chi Minh City almost every year. Besides photographing sights all over the city, as well as many aspects of everyday life, I’ve been working on a more focused project. Here are a dozen images from that series. Can you guess what the […]

Taroko Gorge National Park, Taiwan

While Sun Moon Lake is a scenic area with a fair amount of development, Taroko Gorge, Taiwan’s most well-known natural attraction, has been protected as a National Park since 1986. The day before my visit, I traveled by rail to Hualien. From the station, I walked to the Amigos hotel, only to find out that […]