Archive for December 2015

Best of 2015 images

Novice monk in Myanmar lighting candles at night

It has been a very very difficult choice to do this selection. It is already difficult to only select 10 photos for the photo review at the end of my photography tours, but to select only 25 photos for one whole year of travelling has been excruciating. I actually couldn’t do it and asked my wife…

Read More

Photojournalism in Laos

Every year, during my photography tours in Asia, I will ask at some point to all participants to create a little story. I give everyone a few hours to walk through a certain village, town, area, and find a story to document. This is a great exercise and I often find that people make some…

Read More

Street photography tips from Drew Hopper

I am sure you are now familiar with Drew Hopper. If not you can read a recent interview I did a few months ago while travelling with him in the Chin state of Myanmar. Anyway, not only Drew is sharing amazing photos with us daily on his Facebook page, but he is also writing articles…

Read More

The shipyards of Dhaka

Last December while visiting Bangladesh, I had the chance to stumble upon the shipyards of South Dhaka early morning. After having spent only 1 day in Bangladesh it was a big shock to face these very poor working conditions, but the friendliness of the people made up for it. At about 7 am, people gather…

Read More

Best of Laos photography tour 2015

portrait of a young Lao girl hiding

In November this year I ran my 10th photography tour in South East Asia, and the destination was Laos. Once again I had 6 very motivated participants, who have been dong a great job and provided me with some great work to look at during our photo review on the last day. I have asked…

Read More

Meet Drew Hopper

Drew Hopper photography

Here comes a very interesting interview of a great photographer and friend. I met Drew about 2 years ago in Hoi An when he joined one of my morning photography workshops. We then met up a few more times over coffee, and quickly became good friends. So when I mentioned that I was heading to Myanmar…

Read More

Photography in Bangladesh

A young Bengali boy with green eyes

Sitting in a cafe in Dhaka, about to catch my flight back to Vietnam, it is a time to think about this amazing trip in Bangladesh that is ending. After much expectations about the place there is no way I could be disappointed, and it is actually quite the opposite.   The first thing that…

Read More