Here are a few images from the photo workshop I lead earlier this year with Jock Montgomery in Myanmar. We are doing it again this November. Please join us. Registration closes soon, so don’t wait to sign up. For more information, view the flip-book brochure / mobile version.
The devout kneel down before Shwedagon Pagoda, widely considered Myanmar’s greatest treasure, a massive gold-plated wonder topped at its pinnacle with a 76-carat diamond.
Locals gather on the main concourse of Shwedagon Pagoda after nightfall.
The traditional ritual of the bathing of a Buddha. Locals pour water over Buddha statues that correspond with the day you were born to bring good luck.
Monks walking around Shwedagon Pagoda’s golden stupa.
Young monks collecting alms in Bagan.
At the Akha hill tribe full moon festival, local women wearing traditional clothing perform traditional dances.
A village primary school in Mount Popa.
Primary school children peering over a wall at Mount Papa.
A monk sprays water over a dusty courtyard at Bagan’s ancient Lawkananda Pagoda. Dampening the soil reduces the dust stirred up by footsteps.
A sunrise balloon ride over the ruins of Bagan.
A misty morning sunrise surrounds the temples of Bagan with sepia light.
Fishermen on Inle Lake at Sunrise.