Photographers

Abbas

Abbas France

known for his provocative coverage of wars and revolutions since 1970, and his in-depth documentation of the world’s major religions spanning over three decades. He is a member of Magnum Photos, the legendary photographic co-operative, and the author of several acclaimed books. Read more…

Aung-Pyae

Aung Pyae Myanmar

Chief Photographer at Union Daily Newspapers and one of the founders of Myanmar Image Makers (MiM). Read more…

Bruno-Barbey

Bruno Barbey France

photojournalist, published author, member of Magnum Photos and veteran contributor to National Geographic magazine, who has been awarded the French National Order of Merit. Read more…

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Barry Broman USA

who began his photographic career in 1961 and, after working 25 years in the US Department of State, has now been actively writing and photographing books and producing documentary films in Southeast Asia. Read more…

Chang-Chien-Chi

Chang Chien-Chi USA

member of Magnum Photos, whose investigation of the themes of alienation and connection has resulted in powerful bodies of work which were exhibited at the National Museum of Singapore, the Venice Biennale and at the International Center of Photography in New York. Read more…

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Alain Compost France

a French-born wildlife photographer and cameraman whose work has has appeared in National Geographic, International Wildlife, BBC Wildlife, Science and Nature, Paris Match and Figaro. Read more…

Michael-Freeman

Michael Freeman United Kingdom

who has concentrated principally on documentary travel reportage and been published in all major publications worldwide including the Smithsonian, Time-Life and GEO and has published 120 books, with more than two million copies sold. Read more…

Matt Grace

Matt Grace United Kingdom

a documentary photographer and writer who has worked as a press photographer, documented youth culture in Myanmar and in 2012 helped set up a documentary photography and filmmaking center in northern Thailand. Read more…

Rio Helmi

Rio Helmi Indonesia

best known for his documentary work on different cultures and peoples whose work has been featured in international magazines and documentaries, and more than 20 large format photographic books. Read more…

Catherine Karnow

Catherine Karnow USA

prolific photojournalist for international publications including National Geographic, National Geographic Traveler, Smithsonian and GEO. Read more…

Kaung Htet

Kaung Htet Myanmar

a former physician who is the Chief Photographer of The Myanmar Times. He has contributed to The Guardian, The Observer, The Times, Getty Images, Reuters, South East Asian Globe and Inside Org. Read more…

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Kyaw Kyaw Winn Myanmar

recipient of more than 500 local and international photographic awards from the US, China Thailand, Korea and Cyprus and was the ASEAN Young Photographer of the Year in 2007 and 2010. Read more…

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Lynn Bo Bo Myanmar

Lynn Bo Bo, full-time photojournalist for the European Pressphoto Agency (EPA). His work has been featured many times in the International Herald Tribune, Wall Street Journal, Guardian, LA Times, New York Times, The Nation and Bangkok Post. Read more…

Steve McCurry

Steve McCurry USA

the man behind the haunting portrait of the Afghan girl which made history as one of National Geographic magazine’s most memorable covers. Read more…

Min Zayar

Min Zayar Myanmar

the award-winning classical pianist who sold his piano to buy a camera. Within months, his photograph of Burmese political icon Aung San Suu Kyi on the campaign trail appeared on the front page of the International Herald Tribune. Read more…

Athit Perawongmetha

Athit Perawongmetha Thailand

the award-winning photographer who won National Geographic’s (Thailand edition) top honour for reporting on the nuclear exclusion zone in Fukushima, Japan. Read more…

Raghu Rai

Raghu Rai India

India’s leading photographer, a recipient of the ‘Padmashree’ – one of the country’s highest civilian awards – and the author of 27 iconic photo books on India covering subjects ranging from the Taj Mahal to Mother Theresa. Read more…

Gilles Sabrié

Gilles Sabrié France

an independent photographer who focuses on the social challenges brought by rapid development in China, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Mongolia. He has been widely published in The New York Times, Le Monde, Newsweek, Time, GEO, Le Figaro, Focus and L’Espresso. Read more…

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Sai Kham Lynn Myanmar

Sai Kham Lynn, a multi award-winning photographer who has exhibited in Myanmar, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, France, China and the United States. Read more…

Dominic Sansoni

Dominic Sansoni Sri Lanka

veteran Sri Lankan photographer and author of several photographic books. The most recent were Colour in 2010 and Incognito in 2011, which were both photographed in Mauritius. Recent personal projects include the documentation of the architecture of South India and a study of ‘sacred space’ in Sri Lanka. Read more…

SC Shekar

SC Shekar Malaysia

the Malaysian photographer renowned for his portraiture and ethnographic images which he has been exhibiting since 1985. Read more…

Soe Zeya Tun

Soe Zeya Tun Myanmar

print reporter turned award-winning photo-journalist for Reuters who first picked up a camera in 2007 at the start of the Saffron Revolution in Myanmar. In 2008 he brought Cyclone Nargis to the attention of the world after it killed 130,000 people in Burma. Read more…

Tara Sosrowardoyo

Tara Sosrowardoyo Indonesia

whose photographs have made the covers of Time, and appeared in The New York Times, Newsweek, Fortune, Paris Match, Far Eastern Economic Review, Business Week, Vogue and GEO magazines. Read more…

Chris Steele-Perkins

Chris Steele-Perkins United Kingdom

the Burma-born British photographer best-known for his depictions of Africa, Afghanistan, England and Japan through several notable books and exhibitions, and a member of Magnum Photos. Read more…

Nat Sumanatemeya

Nat Sumanatemeya Thailand

marine and wildlife photographer famed for his striking underwater imagery. Read more…

Melisa Teo

Melisa Teo Singapore

a photographer whose intuitive exploration of light and spirituality was showcased through acclaimed exhibitions in Paris and Singapore, and in her recently published book Light From Within. Read more…

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Thet Htoo Myanmar

Burmese photographer and documentary filmmaker who has covered political, social and environmental issues in Myanmar for The Myanmar Times, The Nation, Wall Street Journal, TIME and Zuma Press. Read more…

John Vink

John Vink Belgium

who was awarded the prestigious W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography for Water in Sahel, a two-year documentary project on water management in the Niger, Mali, Burkina-Faso and Senegal, and a member of Magnum Photos since 1997. Read more…

Michael Yamashita

Michael Yamashita USA

a veteran award-winning photographer for National Geographic who is famed for his stories on historical figures such as Marco Polo and the Chinese admiral Zheng He. Read more…

Ye-Aung-Thu

Ye Aung Thu Myanmar

co-founder of the Myanmar Street Photographer Society and photographer for Agence France-Presse. His short film and photo-essays on hot air ballooning have been screened worldwide on CNN. Read more…

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