Vietnam Today: A Photographic Tour of Its Peoples & Landscapes - Powers, John E.
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Welcome to the wonderful and exhilarating world of Vietnam! This book is a celebration of the delightful cultures and rich tapestries of life throughout the country, as seen through the eyes and experiences of an acclaimed travel photographer and Vietnam War veteran. Author John Powers begins with a glimpse up north, sharing images from the Lao Cai region, Hanoi, and then on to Ha Long Bay, where numerous ethnic backgrounds converge and there are still pockets that western cultural influences have barely touched. Moving to the central and southern regions of Vietnam, he provides delightful and…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Welcome to the wonderful and exhilarating world of Vietnam! This book is a celebration of the delightful cultures and rich tapestries of life throughout the country, as seen through the eyes and experiences of an acclaimed travel photographer and Vietnam War veteran. Author John Powers begins with a glimpse up north, sharing images from the Lao Cai region, Hanoi, and then on to Ha Long Bay, where numerous ethnic backgrounds converge and there are still pockets that western cultural influences have barely touched. Moving to the central and southern regions of Vietnam, he provides delightful and moving glimpses into the lifestyles and people of Vietnam's more industrialized and westernized regions. Throughout the engaging images and text, you'll be treated to a tantalizing glimpse into this often misunderstood part of the world.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: AMHERST MEDIA
  • Seitenzahl: 128
  • Erscheinungstermin: 15. Mai 2019
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 254mm x 179mm x 9mm
  • Gewicht: 366g
  • ISBN-13: 9781682034026
  • ISBN-10: 168203402X
  • Artikelnr.: 54029448
Autorenporträt
John Powers is a travel photographer with world exploration in his blood. As a U.S. Army veteran, he spent 38 years in the military, traveling (and living) in many places around the world. He is a Vietnam veteran and has lived overseas in Italy (four years), Germany (three years), Kuwait (one year), and Japan (sixteen years). Since retiring six years ago, John has traveled and photographed throughout southeast Asia, focusing on Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, India, Myanmar (Burma), and the Philippines-using Japan as his home base. Now recently based in Los Angeles, John continues his exploits throughout Asia. He is an active member of the Professional Photographers of America (PPA), the Professional Photographers of Hawaii, and the Professional Photographers of California and its affiliate, the Professional Photographers of Los Angeles County. John holds the Master of Photography degree from the PPA.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction
1. Sapa
2. Cat Cat
3. Lao Chai
4. Ta Van
5. Bac Ha Market
6. Hanoi
7. Ha Long Bay
8. Hue
9. Da Nang
10. Hoi An
11. Nha Trang
12. Saigon
12. Ben Tre
Index