Boasting a vast array of natural wonders, historical and cultural heritage and enticing destinations, Vietnam is a haven for photography enthusiasts. Simple yet charming scene of the local life has been an endless inspiration for photographers across the world. Marvel at some mind-blowing pieces of art which you can’t take your eyes off, each better than the last.
Top 10: Making Incense
The work “Making incense” by photographer Tran Tuan Viet, taken in Quang Phu Cau, Ung Hoa, Hanoi. The photo reached the final in the Tourism category. In Buddhist countries like Vietnam, incense is an indispensable part of traditional festivals or religious ceremonies.
Top 9: Breakfast At The Fair
The photo describes the simple yet cozy daily life scenes in mountainous areas. “In the areas of northern Vietnam, from the crack of dawn, hill tribe villagers often make their way to the local market to exchange goods and culture. They arrive as soon as the sun casts its first rays. They start to eat breakfast” said the author.
Top 8: Salt Maker
This is another work about the working life of Vietnamese people. The author shared that he transferred the original photo into the black and white background to emphasize the charming images of women who are pouring salt on the salt field.
Top 7: O Cho
“O cho” is a work of Thanh Tran taken in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The photographer shared that, when he took pictures at an apartment, he happened to see a woman among umbrellas in the market. This work won the prize in the Travel section of the photo contest.
Top 6: Tram Forest
Taken from above in Tram forest of Dong Thap, this is an incredible shot depicting the grandeur of wild nature and a woman sailing a boat on the river.
Top 5: Salt Harvest
This excellent work of photographer Hai Hoang Giang reached the final of the Smithsonian Magazine Photography Contest.
Top 4: Ao Dai
In the “Open Color” category, this stunning work of art won the greatest prize. It is taken in a fishing village in Phan Rang capturing a woman wearing a leaf hat and knitting her fishing net.
Top 3: Knitting Fishing Net
Also in the category “Open Color”, a Vietnamese moment taken on the sand hills in Mui Ne continues getting a prize. The photo describes the enchanting images of three girls in the traditional dresses and colonial hats walking along a hillside with a pole and hangers-on their shoulders.
Top 2: Baby Lobster Farm
This work got the Greatest prize in the Landscape category for amateur photographers. From above, the lobster cages look no less than a matrix stretching on the water in the coastal area of Phu Yen, Vietnam.
Top 1: Hope
The HIPA award this year has the theme ‘Hope’, and this picture clearly shows that. “The image has a full sense of humanity, demonstrating the love of a Vietnamese mother for her children. In spite of disability, she has no shortage of hope in her children, encouraging them to get more faith in life”.
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