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Novice monk in Myanmar lighting candles at night

Best of 2015 images

By Etienne / December 28, 2015 / 14 Comments

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…

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portrait of a young Lao girl hiding

Best of Laos photography tour 2015

By Etienne / December 16, 2015 / 1 Comment

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…

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The best of Ha Giang photography tour 2015

By Etienne / November 26, 2015 / 3 Comments

For the 3rd edition of the Ha Giang photography tour and workshop, we were a little unlucky and had rain on the last 2 days. Nevertheless, it did not stop everyone from taking stunning photos and learning a lot 🙂 Here is a best of everyone’s top 3 photos taken during the tour.   Jacqui…

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Farmers walking home at sunset

The best of Myanmar photography tour 2015

By Etienne / November 23, 2015 / 2 Comments

For my 4th photography tour in Myanmar I had once again 6 great participants. 10 days through amazing Myanmar, from Yangon to Inle lake. This year I added Pindaya on the itinerary and I did not regret it, I will make sure to be back there next year! I asked them to send me 3…

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2 Hmong boys running in a rice field to catch crickets in Dong Van, Vietnam.

2014, a year in pictures.

By Etienne / December 30, 2014 / 5 Comments

2014, what a year!   116 photography tours and workshops, over 600 students, 4 different countries, 12 weddings, 2 resorts, and plenty of commercial work!   But the best in all that is the year to come, with plenty more exciting photography tours and workshops including a new one in the far North Vietnam! 2015 is…

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Man working bamboo in Vietnam

The bamboo man: the story of Le Sa

By Etienne / December 22, 2014 / 9 Comments

For some of you who have been following me regularly on Facebook or G+, you may have seen me talk about the bamboo man before. I have been posting portraits of him for the past 5 years – ever since I started to regularly visit his village with Hoi An Photo Tour &Workshop.   I first met Le Sa…

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Vietnamese siblings

Brotherhood

By Etienne / December 12, 2014 / 3 Comments

I am feeling a little bit nostalgic this morning, and I am thinking about home. I do not mean my new home, Vietnam, but my former one in France.   I left it about 8 years ago and have been visiting there only twice since, and there are some things I really miss. There are…

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