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Praying ceremony

  • Prize
    Silver in Press/Travel/Tourism
  • Company
    Lao Dong Newspaper
  • Photographer
    Viet Van Tran

The Ganges (Varanasi city) is India's holiest river, considered a source of
spiritual purification for devout Hindus. And pray ceremony attracts
thousands of onlookers took place the morning and evening daily.
This image is in my series “Mystery of Ganges river” carried out two
years.

Graduated with a BA in cultutral. Attended training workshop of IMMF (Indochinal Memory Media Found) by tutor as famous photographer as James Natchwey, Gary Knight, Tim Page, Steve Northup, Gaby Sommer…
Now is reporter for Lao Động newspaper(one of the biggest newspaper of Viet Nam)
Had 9 solo exhibions, many group exhibition (US, UK, France, Spain, Urugoay, Argentina, Singapore…), and release 4 book (“Dharma and Life”…). As the first and only Vietnamese photographer have porfolio was collective by Win- Initiative (New York, US)
As the first and only Vietnamese photographer won the "Prix de la Photographie, Paris" Px3 ( 7 consecutive years), Pollux Annual Awards (UK-4 years), Photoannual Awards (Czech, 3 consecutive years), Photo Master Cup (UK-2 consecutive years), Moscow International Foto Award (MIFA, Rusian, 2 consecutive years ), Art of Photography Show (US), Shorlist and Honorable metion of London international creative competion (LICC- 4 years)
Many pictures were published in Wink Magazine, Art Photo Magazine, Dodho Magazine, 43mm Magazine,Eros Magazine, Camera Obscura Journa, Privatephotoreview.com, Blur Magazine…
Activity in photography with the personal project of art and documentary. As the jury of many national photo contest and cinema contest. Featured in over 250 Vietnamese newspaper articles and the subject of many interviews on Vietnamese cultural and arts programmes on Vietnamese television.
More Viet Van Tran’s work at :
https://vietvan.see.me
and read interview him at: http://actuphoto.com/27309-le-photographe-viet-van-tran-raconte-son-art-au-vietnam.html

Awards Cultural Bachelor degree in 1996. Trained by famous photographer as James Natchwey, Gary Knight, Tim Page, Steve Northup, Gaby Sommer…in workshop of IMMF (Indochinal Memory Media Found).
Currenly work as special reporter for Lao Động newspaper (one of the biggest newspapers in Viet Nam).
10 solo exhibions and over 30 group exhibitions (USA, UK, France, Italia, Grecee,Spain, Urugoay, Argentina, Singapore, Rumania,Thailand…),
6 books released.
As the first and only Vietnamese photographer won Px3 (France, 8 consecutive years), Pollux Awards (UK-4 years), Photoannual Awards (Czech, 3 consecutive years), Photo Master Cup (US- 5 years), MIFA (Rusian, 5 years ), Art of Photography Show (US), TIFA (Japan), Honorable Mention of IPA (US, 9 years), Shorlist London international creative competion (LICC- 5 years), finalist of Donkey Art Prize (Italia)…
Many pictures were published in Wink Magazine, Lenscratch, Silveshotz (Australia), FStop Magazine, Camera Obscura, Journal (US), Art Photo Magazine (Czech), Dodho Magazine (Spain), 43mm Magazine,Eros Magazine (New Zealnd), Privatephotoreview.com (France), Blur Magazine (Croatia)…
Being jury of many national photo contests and cinema contests.
Featured in over 300 Vietnamese newspaper articles and the object of many interviews on Vietnamese cultural and arts programmes on Vietnamese television.
Refrence at:
http://actuphoto.com/27309-le-photographe-viet-van-tran-raconte-son-art-au-vietnam.html