Capture the action beside Saigon's tracks as trains roll in from the northThis quiet part of the city, surprisingly close to the centre, is like a snapshot from bygone times, with narrow, sleepy alleyways, vintage coffeeshops and Saigonese showing their traditional smiles and hospitality. Along the way, we’ll work on composition techniques and use of various settings to take your images to the next level.
Delve into real daily life along Saigon's canalsCapture images of a hidden side of Ho Chi Minh City, including a picturesque floating village of houseboats, a thriving local wet market and plenty of people photography with friendly locals. Camera in hand, you'll create a pictorial story of a way of Saigonese life on the verge of disappearance.
Capture the action at Hanoi's wildest marketWelcome the day at the capital's historic wholesale trading spot, as couriers from the provinces provide city sellers with stock. We'll capture dawn breaking over Long Bien Bridge, before exploring the stalls below, offering endless opportunities for candid people photography. Along the way, we'll craft a dramatic visual story of daily life at Hanoi's oldest market.
Follow the rice paper trail on the banks of the Red RiverStep back in time at Tho Ha village, a traditional Red River community renowned for its ancient architecture and rice paper products. In charming backstreets, we'll explore busy workshops, and photograph bamboo frames stacked with drying rice paper. Along the way, we'll produce a stunning pictorial narrative of this unforgettable and authentically Vietnamese village.
Capture the best of Hanoi in a single action-packed dayShoot from dawn till dark on our most popular city day tour. Includes train street, Reunification Park, the Thieves Market, our iconic incense village tour, and exhilarating Long Bien night market. Experience and document authentic daily life in Vietnam's capital, its places, people, sights and sounds, creating a rich visual narrative to remember.
Get off the beaten tracks on Hanoi's lesser-known train streetYou'll explore city life beside the rails, bustling alleyway markets, and the morning's activities at Reunification Park. Along the way, you'll create a rich photographic story of Vietnam's capital as it wakes for the day. And yes - you'll get 'that' shot of the Reunification Express squeezing between the houses.
Escape the tourists into Hoi An’s Thu Bon river deltaAll aboard for an authentic private photo tour that takes you to the heart of Hoi An’s spectacular Thu Bon river delta. Our tour is designed to immerse you in Vietnam’s traditional fishing culture, which has been the lifeblood of this region for centuries. Led by our local expert photographer, you’ll learn how to capture stunning shots of the fishermen and women plying their trade amidst breathtaking views, away from the crowds of tourists.
Venture into Hanoi’s most photogenic street marketWander through alleyways packed with odd secondhand goods, vintage electronics, auto parts and other bric a brac, before ending up in a local veterans ping pong club set in an unforgettable location. One for the street and people photographers, and a truly Hanoi experience.
Explore the city’s bustling waterfront as it wakes for the new dayFishermen carry their haul in bamboo coracles to a small curve of beach, where a vibrant market awaits. On the horizon, traditional teakwood trawlers lay at anchor in the East Sea as the rising sun turns the sky gold. From seascapes and beach markets, our focus turns to portraits of working life, as we head up to Danang port.
Document real life at Vietnam’s most colorful craft villageOnly a short trip from Hanoi, the villagers here produce traditional red incense, making for stunning imagery at all stages of the process. We get behind the scenes, mixing with our local friends, photographing their workshops and of course capturing those iconic images of dazzling red incense.
Discover soaring mountains, authentic craft villages, and timeless country lifeGet off the tourist trail and experience true lowland life in Ninh Binh province. We'll enjoy some of the area's most iconic activities, including a longboat ride at Tam Coc and a climb to Hang Mua Peak, but our main focus will be craft villages producing stonework and handbuilt ceramics, and images of classical rural life.
Cross the coastal mountain pass, before exploring life at Lang Co LagoonCapture iconic landscapes from one of Vietnam's most scenic spots, stopping off along the way to document real local life. At Lang Co Lagoon, we have an up close encounter with communities that have plied their fishing trade here for generations.
Explore inner city living in an atmospheric area of SaigonGet off the tourist trail and discover one of Saigon’s most intriguing local neighbourhoods - an area of vintage apartment blocks and vibrant street markets known as ‘the colony’. As the sun drops, capture the unique feeling of this place with special lowlight photography techniques.
Encounter the authentic Old QuarterHanoi Explorer mixes the best of our private half day photography tours through the capital's oldest neighborhood - with train street, Long Bien bridge and market, and the most atmospheric ancient trading streets. Perfect for those who want to capture the city's iconic images in one evocative morning.