Bangladesh

4 boys posing for a photo along the river in Dhaka

Bangladesh photo tour 2022: field report

By Etienne / November 28, 2022 / 0 Comments

Once again I’m ending a superb photography tour in Bangladesh. And yes, Bangladesh is still the best country on earth for people photography!!!!  Instead of doing the usual and having a day-by-day recap of the 2022 tour (after all you can find that in the previous tours’ blog posts), let me tell you why you…

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fisherman on the river at sunrise in Barisal city

Bangladesh diaries: traveling to Barisal division

By Etienne / November 15, 2022 / 6 Comments

Back on the road again after a few years of hiatus at home in Hoi An! I am about to begin my photography tour in Bangladesh, and I flew into the country earlier as I wanted to go and explore a new area of this country. This time I went traveling to the Barisal division,…

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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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Field Notes: Bangladesh 2019

By Etienne / December 30, 2019 / 2 Comments

For this year’s edition of my annual Bangladesh photograph tour, I was joined by four willing participants. Each member of this quartet had signed up for one clear reason: to improve their photography skills. Which they did. A lot.  As a photography instructor, my favourite students are the ones who absorb all the information I…

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Putting the TRAVEL back in Travel Photography

By Etienne / October 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

If you join a Pics of Asia photo tour you’re guaranteed to get good photos. Why? Well, because we know the very best locations and we take you there at the very best times. We’re nice like that. 😉 But – and this may surprise you – getting great photos is not actually the main…

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Composing great images in Sylhet vegetable market with Pics of Asia

Shooting Sylhet vegetable market

By Etienne / April 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

For the past 4 years we have been bringing our students to the Sylhet vegetable market in North Bangladesh. To this day, this remains one of our favourite locations to photograph in Asia. Here we explain why. Extremely friendly people The vegetables there come straight from the farms, and the people bringing them there have…

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Landscape image of the desert of Kalout in South Iran during Pics of Asia photography tour

Pics of Asia Photography Tours and Workshops: the best of 2018 video

By Etienne / February 25, 2019 / 4 Comments

There it finally is! Our best of 2018 video! We have been capturing videos during our photography tours and workshops in 2018 through Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India and Iran! If you’d like to know more about all we’ve done in 2018 we already wrote a piece, following our travels through the year. You can…

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A woman is picking up tea leaves in a tea estate in Sreemongol

A morning in Sreemongol

By Etienne / January 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

A few years ago, while travelling through Bangladesh on our yearly photography tour and workshop, we experienced one of the most fantastic time in the tea plantations of Sreemongol in Sylhet area, North East Bangladesh. I’d like to share some images I took on that morning. This was the first time that we encountered so many…

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Boats commuting on the Buriganga river at sunrise in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Bangladesh photography tour 2018 – Video

By Etienne / January 15, 2019 / 4 Comments

Here is the video from our recent photography tour and workshop in Bangladesh. From the bustling streets of Dhaka to the countryside of Bogra and the tea plantations of Sylhet, we spent 10 days working on people photography and improving our skills.   I hope you enjoy this video, and if you feel the need…

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A Sadu in Kolkata, India, showing his study book about the human body during a photography workshop with Pics of Asia

2018: another year of travel and photography

By Etienne / January 2, 2019 / 1 Comment

Another year… Well, another year filled with photography tours and workshops around Asia. I have the chance to be working with the coolest photographers based in Asia, which made my year much more fun but also helped me improve my own photography. I believe that 2018 was another gap year for me and for my photography.…

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