Photography from south-east Asia by Jon Sanwell

Lost and found


In my idle moments – and I have a few – I often ask myself about what I was doing one year ago. Posing this question again earlier this week, I thought back to the little window of time I spent in Saigon after returning to Vietnam from the UK and before leaving on my Mekong trip. At the end of April last year, I was making plans for my upcoming travels and waiting for my Chinese visa to come through. I also took a few pictures out and about in Saigon, pictures which I had forgotten about until this week.

They’re a little different to the photographs I’ve been taking in Hanoi recently – colour rather than black and white, and taken with a standard zoom rather than my 35mm lens, so the framing is a little tighter in some of these than in my more recent shots. Right now, I’m not sure which approach I prefer, but I’m glad that I found these pictures gathering digital dust in a neglected corner of my Lightroom catalog.
















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6 responses

  1. Reblogged this on TITANIUM MIKE and commented:
    Wonderful colors..

    April 24, 2014 at 11:31 pm

  2. Lovely portrait.

    April 25, 2014 at 12:37 am

  3. Terrific collection Jon. Well worth sharing. Thank you.

    April 25, 2014 at 8:48 am

  4. Such beautiful faces you captured.

    April 25, 2014 at 9:12 am

  5. Great series of portraits Jon!

    April 25, 2014 at 10:22 pm

  6. These are all great photographs

    February 14, 2015 at 11:33 pm

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