Wat Laos


Laos / Luang Prabang / Food & Travel






October 2016

25mm
1/2500th @ f/1.4
ISO 200
Lumix DMC-GX8




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Wat Laos

Laos / Luang Prabang / Food & Travel
49 images

I was recently asked to say a few words about my time in Laos for a magazine bio. For me Luang Prabang is such a rewarding place for travellers because of the Mekong, the Monks and the food. I love that the morning market is still full of banana leaves and bamboo instead of plastic. I love that 100m from the most important temple in Luang Prabang there's a french patisserie serving kouign-amanns and cheesy croissants. I love that you can eat Nem Khao (rice crepes filled with pork and onion served with fish sauce and crushed peanuts) on the back streets of Luang Prabang for just $2 and it will be the best meal of the day. I love that there are no loud drunken Aussies ruining the joint like they do most elsewhere in South-East Asia that has a beach or a bar :)








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Have a look at the brochure for our Laos Photography Workshop in January 2018:
ewenbell.com/workshops/ArtofMonksLaos2018.pdf

Or click here to book:
ewenbell.com/booknow.php?book=laos

This set of images was shot using the Lumix G85, a modest sized camera that uses the Micro Four-Thirds format lenses. My choice of lenses are the 12mm f/1.4 and the 25mm f/1.4, giving me access to some shallow depth of field shooting and the luxury of packing a very small kit for the road. See more on the Lumix G series here:
panasonic.com/au/consumer/lumix-cameras-video-cameras/lumix-g-cameras.html



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