Thursday, 16 January 2014

Announcing The People of Tây Bắc Photo Expedition-Workshop


Yes, I shall be returning to Vietnam and its Northwest region...including a few days in the photogenic city of Hoi An...and opening participation in a September 2014 photo expedition.

On The People of Tây Bắc Photo Expedition-Workshop, we start by exploring the pulsating street life of bustling Hanoi during the Mid Autumn Festival (known as Tet Trung Thu) celebrations, then we shall be traveling to the country's northwest to document the colorful villages and ethnic minority tribes around Sapa, and the ethnic markets of Bac Ha, Coc Ly, Sin Cheng, and Can Cau, then travel back to Hanoi and fly to Hoi An to photograph the daily life in this ancient port and fishing city.

This photo expedition will have three focal points: the high energy of Hanoi's street life (particularly during the Mid Autumn Festival), the ethnic minorities and their weekly markets of the Northwest (Tây Bắcsuch as the Dao, Tay, White and Red H'Mong and Nung, and the quintessential Vietnamese port city of Hoi An.

More details are available on the photo expedition's website.