Chu Viet Ha is among Vietnam’s best street photographers with an impressive number of stunning works. Ha lives in and loves Hanoi, where most of his works come from. Each of his photographs demonstrates his unique view. But they all catch the viewers’ attention and thoughts. Most importantly, we proudly introduce our special Hanoi photography tour this time. And this is “Hanoi street photography with Chu Viet Ha”. Definitely, Ha will be with you all the way through on that tour. Moreover, he will be giving you the best within the time frame of the tour.
“…I am a photography lover, especially street photography. Photography is a bridge that connects myself and the outer world. In addition, photography is like a religion, and capturing the right moment decides. Moreover, I love people and approaching them, I want to bring the viewers closer to the subject…”
“I express myself with images” – Chu Viet Ha. And Ha keeps astonishing his followers on his social pages with his shots. In addition to this, his works have been published on different Street photography platforms. For instance, IPA (invisiblephotographer.asia with”Vietnam – Fleeting Encounters”), 121clicks (A world-class portal dedicated for arts & photography), Streethunters, etc. Also, Ha sat as a judge for “Photo Talk” competition by Fujifilm Vietnam. In 2016, Flicker rated Ha as 1 of the 15 best Street photographers of the world. And in the same year, he exhibited his “Like a Life” collection, funded by AIA. In 2018 he displayed his works at “Dong Xuan market exhibition” in Berlin, Germany. Additionally, he acts as the judge of “London Festival Street Photography”.
Subsequently, his images are all over many photography sites and magazines. These includes: Invisible Photographer Asia, Streethunters, Eric Kim blog, etc. In addition to this, he is working at APF (Art Photo Feature) magazine as an editor.
Momentlives proudly work with Chu Viet Ha on “Hanoi Street Photography with Chu Viet Ha”. This is the only Hanoi photography tour that Ha does. On this tour, Chu Viet Ha will be side by side with you. Undoubtedly, he will lead you into his world of photography concepts. Furthermore, he will share with you the views, angles, and his approach. His aim is to enrich your street photography by capturing Hanoi’s life.
Join Chu Viet Ha and Momentlives on this special Hanoi photography tour!
7:00 – 8:15 am: As a prelude to our Hanoi Street photography tour, Chu Viet Ha starts with walking you around Hoan Kiem lake and capture the start of the day for many Hanoians: Doing Tai Chi or exercise. Ha wil be sharing with you about Hanoi and how to capture the right moment.
8:15-9:45 am: Walk the major streets of the Old Quarter such as Dinh Liet, Ta Hien, Ham Buom. Then pass O Quan Truong gate and venture out to Dong Xuan market. During this walk, Ha will be taking you further info his world of photography, sharing with you a lot more about the composition, the light, the right angle and how to depict Hanoi’s spirit.
9:45-10:45 am: Hanoi’s Old Quarter comprises of streets whose names begin with the “Hang” word, which means “merchandise”, then the second word is the name of the particular merchandise. The names derive from the history when merchants gather in different streets, each traded a certain type of good. These days, some of the streets still trade the same item for which the name. Ha will be walking you through some of these streets, such as Hang Dong, Hang Thiec, we more photo opts are waiting to be captured.
10:45 – 12:00 pm: Finish the morning with a photo critique session in a cafe of the Old Quarter. Herein, Ha will be going through every photo you have taken and show you his opinions, what he think could better your photo, if need be. Tour completes at 12:00 pm.