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People Photography using a wide-angle lens: challenge yourself! 

By Etienne / May 3, 2022 / 0 Comments

What was supposed to be a short blog post about my photography inspiration for 2022 turned into a full-on tutorial about how to take photos of people using a wide-angle lens. It must be the fact that I have been back running photography tours and workshops this year and I feel very inspired! Last month,…

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Visiting hoi an old town for night photography in 2022 with Pics of Asia photo tours

Our first Photography Tour in Asia in 2022

By Etienne / April 24, 2022 / 0 Comments

2022: the year it all starts again Goodbye confinement, goodbye travel restrictions! 2022 is the year we begin running our photography tours in Asia again, bringing our students to the best locations for some awesome photography! This week we have been running the first Pics of Asia photography tour in central Vietnam. And it felt…

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A panorama landscape photo of the mountains around Sapa in 2022

Travelling to North Vietnam in 2022: feel the winter bite!

By Etienne / February 25, 2022 / 0 Comments

It all started in 2021 when my wife suggested that we take another family road trip through Vietnam. We were going to drive up North to Thai Binh for the Tet holidays, so why not continue our journey to reach the mountains of North Vietnam? My wife and kids had never been there, and I…

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A Buddhist monk walks in the streets of Hoi An old town

2021: a year in review

By Etienne / January 22, 2022 / 0 Comments

I must say that after a year-long break with photography tours and workshops, it has felt good to get back to work, even if it wasn’t physically. The big news for me and Pics of Asia was of course the launch of my online travel photography courses in July. Over the first 4 months of…

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Taking great photos of people in Vietnam with Pics of Asia photo tours

Announcing our Vietnam 2022 Photography Tours

By Etienne / November 12, 2021 / 0 Comments

Here are our photography tours and workshops in Vietnam for 2022! We know this pandemic does not allow us to plan so far ahead, but at some point, we have to be positive and try again! We believe that 2022 will be the year we will be able to travel again and take fantastic images…

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travelling to the best locations for photography toiurs in Vietnam with Pics of Asia

Pics of Asia road trip in central Vietnam

By Etienne / June 27, 2020 / 4 Comments

Hey everyone, today we’d like to share with you this awesome video we have put up from last month’s road trip we did in central Vietnam. We run many, many photography tours and workshops in Vietnam so we rarely have the opportunity to travel by ourselves. This seemed like a great opportunity to visit several…

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Photography students pose in Lang Co lagoon in Vietnam with Pics of Asia

Our new summer photography tours in Vietnam

By Etienne / May 21, 2020 / 0 Comments

Well, we’d be lying if we said that this pandemic situation did not affect us! With dozens of International travellers who booked our photography tours for 2020, and the inability to travel internationally, we’ve had to cancel most of our photography tours and workshops for the summer. Lucky for us, though: we live in Vietnam!…

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A mosaic of example of staged photos from Inle lake fishermen

The library of fake travel photos in Asia

By Etienne / March 24, 2020 / 61 Comments

Finally, it’s arrived! A tool to help the world’s photography competition judges work out if the “travel” images they are judging are real or not! Yep, this is the first library of fake travel photos focusing on people photography in Asia. You’re welcome! What is a fake travel image? Well, it’s an image which doesn’t…

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Participant of Pics of Asia photography tours and workshops in central Vietnam

March 2020 Central Vietnam Photo Tour

By Etienne / March 16, 2020 / 0 Comments

The first photography tour and workshop in Central Vietnam started the new year with a bang! I was lucky enough to be joined by Chris Cusick from Angkor Travel Photography to co-lead this tour with me – a tour which focused on people photography.  Nine participants of completely different levels could have been a challenge,…

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Photo copyright Andy Rooke

In search of new inspiration: my story

By Etienne / February 10, 2020 / 1 Comment

This is an interview I recently did with Mads magazine about my photography story. I thought I’d share it here as I often get asked the same questions 🙂 Please tell us about yourself. Where you are from and other tidbits? My name is Etienne Bossot. I’m a French photographer and photography teacher based in…

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