Some portraits from In Dein, Myanmar

In Dein is a place of many shooting opportunities. Beside the novice monks we met many other people who were more than willing to pose for us. And the lighting was gorgeous! Here are some of them.

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Novice monks of In Dein, Myanmar

We had the opportunity to shoot some novice monks at In Dein on the way up the monastery. Here are some shots that I have from this shoot.

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My favourite shot from In Dein, Myanmar

This has to be my favourite from In Dein at Inle lake, Myanmar. I met him once before and I made it a point to visit him and his blind wife again this time round. He was a bit under the weather when i took this shot but it definitely didn't show. He works as […]

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Smoker from Inle Lake

One of the tourist attractions we visited during the last Myanmar photo-safari was to a cigar-making factory where the workers demonstrated how they produced cigars/cheroot.

 

However what caught my attention was one of the helpers there who demonstrated how he would smoke a cheroot. Don't you simply love his […]

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Two more portraits from Nyaung Shwe, Myanmar

Just to complete my collection from Nyaung Shwe, the gateway to Inle Lake, I would like to share with you these two shots taken previously at the local market there. Apparently this market does not happen every day and we were lucky to chance upon it.

Tribal lady buying groceries

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Portraits from Yangon, Myanmar

Now that I have some breathing space I thought it is time I continue to share some photos that I took during the recent photosafari to Myanmar (Yangon-Inle Lake-Mandalay-Yangon). What I propose to do is to share them in the form of a collection i.e photos taken in Yangon, Inle lake and Mandalay. I will […]

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Shwe Yan Pyay (oval shaped window) monastery of Nyaung Shwe, Myanmar

To go to Inle Lake we took a flight from Yangon to Heho, then took a drive to Nyaung Shwe, the gateway to Inle Lake. This was where took a boat ride to our hotel (Golden Island Cottages) during my recent photo-safari with 12 other photographers. This was also where we visited the famous oval-shaped […]

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The Padaung tribe of Myanmar

When we visited Inle Lake during my last photo-safari there, we met a group of Padaung tribe at one of the souvenir shops there. They were there obviously as a tourist attraction but whenever someone bought something they apparently get some commission. They were also there to demonstrate to tourist their form of weaving industry.

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Wow, what a photosafari!

We are finally back from this Myanmar safari. What a trip! Everyone had great fun. With so many shooting opportunities and interspersed with so many jokes especially from Jo, it was entertainment throughout the trip. Thank you to all the participants for joining me and making this safari ever so memorable. Without you guys this […]

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