Hoàng Anh Hải is a 36 year old who grew up in the Phan Thiet area. He works as a label stock manufacturer in Phan Thiet Industrial zone but his true passion lies in photography and more specifically aerial photography and videography.
You may have already seen some of his work over the past couple of years as he has documented many of the outstandingly beautiful areas in and around Phan Thiet. His passion and love for his home city and Province has never been far from his mind and Hai has traveled extensively in many Countries and Cities including Chicago, Germany, Belgium, Thailand, Malaysia, The Netherlands and many visits to China.
When asked which was his favorite place he has has traveled he instinctively replied Phan Thiet and Mui Ne. View some of his amazing work in the gallery below.
Photography is his hobby and passion and he is also a member Help Portrait-Binh Thuan a local organisation of like minded photographers who visit rural locations and schools in remote areas to photograph the children there and print and send their finished photographs back to the school for free.
BTO – “As many as 2,000 volunteers and photographers across Vietnam took part in a non-profit event on Saturday launched by Help-Portrait Vietnam to take photos of disadvantaged children and people in 13 provinces/cities across the country, namely: HCM city, Ha Noi, Hai Phong, Hue, Da Nang, Nha Trang, Bien Hoa (Dong Nai), Da Lat and Bao Loc (Lam Dong), Binh Thuan, Binh Phuoc, Binh Duong, Can Tho. Reportedly, the event to take portraits of everybody has been launched since 2010 in Vietnam with about 30,000 photos of disadvantaged people.
This year, Help-Portrait Binh Thuan members met on Sunday morning (December 6th) at two spots of Phan Dung primary and secondary schools (Tuy Phong district). About 470 photos were taken and 350 gifts were delivered to young students and others on the same day with the total cost of VND 15 million from social contribution and mobilization.
This practical event not only brings joy to unlucky people whose photos are taken but also to the volunteers and photographers who want to share other adversities and connect people from heart to heart.”
Article by My Thien