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Vietnamese photographers win travel photography awards

Two Vietnamese photographers are among the winners of the Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) 2021.


Fishing in Tam Giang lagoon wins int’l photo contest

“Fishing in the Mangrove Forest” by Pham Huu Trung won the first prize in the “People” category of the 2021 Drone Photo Awards.

Vietnamese stories retold through the lens of Czech photographer

The daily life of Vietnamese families in the Czech Republic is featured at an exhibition in Plzeň City that is located nearly 80km from Prague.

Vietnam awarded two honourable mention certificates at international contest

Vietnam has won two honourable mention certificates in the print and digital categories at the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP)’s 29th Colour Biennial 2021, announced the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists (VAPA).

Young man captures touching photos of needy people amid pandemic

Over the past year and a half, people across the world have found various ways to try and inspire themselves and others to get through the tough times and isolation of social distancing.

All About Photo Awards honours Vietnamese photographer

A photograph depicting an aerial scene of fishermen casting their nets on the sea taken by Vietnamese photographer Nguyen Phuoc Hoai has been won the Merit Award at the All About Photo Awards 2021.

Local elderly man with five-metre long hair among strangest photos of the year

Each year news organisation Reuters releases a collection of mind-boggling images, the photos from this year include a number of bizarre snaps, with a Vietnamese old man with hair that stretches for five metres among them.

Hai Phong’s beauty through the lens of local photo lovers

In recent years, Hai Phong's photography movement has become vibrant with the establishment of dozens of clubs, gathering hundreds of photo lovers. 

Discovering the beauty of life's colors

Enjoying the beauty of cultural heritage and culture creativity in Vietnam through photography submissions of the Vietnam Photo Expression 2020.

Photos on cultural diversity win prizes

A photo depicting a bội (southern classical drama) artist helping his stage partner put on makeup has won the top award of the Vietnam Photo Expression 2020 contest.

World Press Photo Exhibition 2020 opens in Hanoi

This year's World Press Photo Exhibition has opened on the walking street by Hoan Kiem Lake in the centre of Hanoi, giving residents the change to see award-winning pieces of visual journalism.

Local photographer honoured at EPSON Int’l Pano Awards

A photograph featuring Phu My bridge, the highest bridge in Ho Chi Minh City, has been listed among the Top 50 in the Built Environment / Architecture category of the Open Award’s at the EPSON International Pano Awards 2020.

Photographer makes her mark with international awards

Photographer Phan Thi Khanh has won international and domestic prizes although she only got into photography in 2017.

Daily lives of local people through lens of French photographer

French photographer Réhahn Croquevielle has impressed the world after capturing a range of stunning photos that depict the daily lives of Vietnamese people.

Photos portraying hardship of salt workers win Heritage Journey contest

A photo collection highlighting the hardships facing salt workers in the central province of Phu Yen has won the highest prize at the 2020 Heritage Journey Photography Contest.

Local photographers need protection from copyright infringement

A professional organisation that protects the right of local photographers is badly needed as copyright infringement of photos has become increasingly sophisticated, experts have said.

Photos of Vietnam in 19th century

A recently published book featuring 261 monochrome photos taken by French photographer Pierre Dieulefils (1862-1937) sheds light on Vietnam in the late 19th century.


Photography artist association wants attention from city authorities

The HCM City Photography Artist Association (HOPA) is preparing for its 8th congress. 

Photographer’s unyielding love of photography

Photographer Tran Quoc Dung has won countless awards during his lifetime, and his latest book, “Photography Culture - A Point of View”, has won a prestigious award from the Literature and Arts Theory and Criticism Council.

Photographer keeps old buildings alive in books

French photographer Alexandre Garel came to Vietnam for the first time in 2011, fell in love with the country and soon decided to settle down here.