Playing around with black & white and shadows.
A dragon looking over the gate of a temple. The wall was originally a drab gray anyway, so I decided to switch it to black and white.
It seems much of my life in Hanoi revolves around cafés. In this case, I was on my way to a café (any café) on the south side of West … Continue reading Alley and Temple
I mentioned in the last post that West Lake provides some scenic views. As a result, it is one of the two most popular places in Hanoi for couples (the … Continue reading West Lake Couple
You see a lot of these guys wading into the murky waters of West Lake. Personally, I’m not sure I’d want to eat any fish caught from this lake. It’s … Continue reading Ho Tay (West Lake) Fisherman
Vietnam is a country of young people. The median age in 2012 is 27.8 and approximately 80 percent of the population is under the age of 40. That said, one … Continue reading Elderly Laborer
As I said in the previous post, there is so much going on all around you in Hanoi that it’s pretty hard not to find interesting shots. I like to … Continue reading Mother and Child
I’ll be honest with you: I certainly do not love Hanoi. There’s simply too much about it that is vexing – the traffic and reckless drivers being at the top … Continue reading Eyes on the prize
The streets of Hanoi are awash with manual laborers performing a variety of tasks. In this scene, some mechanics are presumably cleaning out a muffler with steam. Judging by the … Continue reading Letting off steam