TRAVEL DOCUMENTARY

SOUTHEAST ASIA

In 2015, I travelled around Southeast Asia for three months to photograph the amazing people and beautiful landscapes of this extraordinary region. I landed in Bangkok and jumped on a bus to Phnom Penh with its crazy traffic near the Central Market, seen here.

This man made lake near Siem Reap, Cambodia, offered amazing cloud reflections. The price to pay for taking this photograph were dozens of mosquito bites.

The lake, West Baray, allows local youths to chill or just get away from things.

Blue plankton at Ream beach, Cambodia, and the lights of squid boats on the horizon, taken with a long exposure.

The dark shadow in the middle of this short exposure photograph, taken while I was standing in sea, shows a swimmer in the warm water.

Young monks in Don Det, an island in the middle of the Mekong River in Laos, who were happy to have their photograph taken.

Boys train for a boat race on the Mekong River in Laos.

Monks celebrating Boun Ok Phansa, the festival of Light at Don Som Fi Temple, Laos.  It celebrates the end of the rainy season.

On Don Som Fi Island, locals provide food and donations to the monks of the local Buddhist Temple. The Festival of Light begins in the early morning. People chant and pray and there are speeches.

I met this man in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, a country that thrives on its many ethnicities. He insisted on combing his beard before I took his photograph.

This Thai monk was travelling around Malaysia. His first stop was Kuala Lumpur where I took his photo.

This amazing young woman lives in the Smokey Mountain slum in Tondo, Manila. I went in with a local charity.

On the way back from seeing Mayon Volcano I came across this family – the father asked me if I would take a photo of his family with the volcano in the background. Legazpi City, Philippines.

I met this 92 year old woman who lives on top of a mountain at Banaue in the Philippines.

Early morning at Banaue rice terraces in the Philippines.

Most days in Banaue, Philippines, heavy clouds moved in before noon. It took me four hours to climb to this vantage point with my camera gear.

by | Oct 18, 2018 | Photography, Travel | 0 comments

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