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Woman gathering rice straw to burn them at sunset

Harvest times

By Etienne / May 12, 2014 / 0 Comments

Times of harvest is ending in Hoi An, and the fields are now golden / Brown. The straws are burning and the sunset finally offers all its colours, after months of being overcast. I took this photo yesterday during the sunset tour, and 4 of us were laying down on the floor to try and…

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Boat on a river in Vietnam at sunrise

River Sunrise

By Etienne / April 20, 2014 / 0 Comments

  I am not sure how many photos I titled “river sunrise”… I should come up with something new!   Another sunrise near the fishing nets of Hoi An. Is has now been months that our sunrises and sunsets are covered with a “haze” that does not give us a clear light. This is not normal…

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Vietnamese man in his house

Just make it happen

By Etienne / April 18, 2014 / 0 Comments

2 days ago, while taking a group of people into a nice village during Hoi An photo tour & Workshop, I was having a long discussion with one of the photographers about the way to approach people.  I did try to explain the same way I do it here. There were plenty of kids playing…

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Getting out of our "templates"

By Etienne / March 13, 2014 / 5 Comments

I need your advise on this one. I took these photos this morning and I can’t make up my mind on which one to chose. Originally I liked the first one, as it is quite original. I have done myself and have seen many time this kind of photo, and I thought the kid looking…

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A woman walks by herself through a rice field in Vietnam - Pics of Asia photo tours

The sunset photo tour

By Etienne / April 19, 2011 / 2 Comments

Hoi An Photo Tour & Workshop is also a wonderful sunset tour, capturing this great yellow-orange afternoon light on the rice fields and the river.   We begin with a meeting in our office (42 Phan Boi Chau street) at 3pm to discuss camera settings. Explaining the reciprocity between ISO, aperture and shutter speed, and…

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Hoi An Photo Tour & Workshop

By Etienne / April 19, 2011 / 1 Comment

Here we are, being able to discover some of the best spots around Hoi An, and capturing a wonderful sunrise or sunset, plus improving one’s photo skills! Hoi An Photo Tour! The idea came to me last year, sitting on a nice terrace of a cafe in Hoi An, thinking : “Well, now I am…

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