Lao woman of the South
Lao woman of the South

Photo  taken on assignment for IFRC.

©Bart Verweij/IFRC

 

Contemplation
Contemplation

Luang Prabang, Lao PDR.

©Bart Verweij

 

Rice Farmer
Rice Farmer

Farmer from northern Laos. This man was happy to pose for a portrait but kept his mouth shut although he was laughing because of his crooked teeth.

©Bart Verweij   

 

Yao Woman
Yao Woman

I met this Yao lady in a village close to Muang Sing, Northern Laos. At first she was a bit hesitant  to be photographed but after a while she agreed and just as I took the photo her friends made her laugh.

©Bart Verweij

 

Father and Son
Father and Son

Father and son during a meeting with Unicef staff.

©Bart Verweij/Unicef

 

Lao Popeye
Lao Popeye

Luang Prabang, Laos.

©Bart Verweij

 

Pakse Hipster.
Pakse Hipster.

Walking around on the morning market in Pakse this man was happy to pose.

©Bart Verweij

 

Luang Prabang Hipster
Luang Prabang Hipster

This boy was taking a bath in the Mekong and was happy to pose like a punker.

Mekong Luang Prabang, Lao PDR.

©Bart Verweij

 

Woman from Southern Laos
Woman from Southern Laos

Photo taken on assignment for IFRC.

©Bart Verweij/IFRC

 

Encounter
Encounter

I met this great woman during one of my trips in the North of Laos. She was happy to pose and we had some great laughs during the shoot.

©Bart Verweij

 

Khmu Woman
Khmu Woman

Khmu woman underneath her house, northern Laos.

Photo taken on assignment for The World Food Programme.

©Bart Verweij/WFP

 

Encounter
Encounter

This man was a bit shy and looked away most of the time but the one time he looked in the camera he gave me this great cheeky grin.

©Bart Verweij

 

Chompet Village
Chompet Village

I met this lady during a boat trip, she negotiated all our snacks and drinks for the children in her Village. Great character.

©Bart Verweij

 

Proud sister.
Proud sister.

Brother and sister photographed during a visit to Chomphet, Lao PDR.

©Bart Verweij

 

Portrait of a happy Lao girl.
Portrait of a happy Lao girl.

I met this girl during a visit to Chompet close to Luang Prabang and she was happy to pose. Laos.

©Bart Verweij

 

Great Model
Great Model

Lao girl photographed in Chompet village.

Luang Prabang Province, Laos.

©Bart Verweij

 

Tough Cookie!
Tough Cookie!

Girl posing in front of a backdrop.

Chompet, Luang Prabang, Lao PDR.

©Bart Verweij

 

Woman of Southern Laos
Woman of Southern Laos

This lady was sitting like this so no posing while I past her window and behind her in the room were her relatives making fun of her being a model.

©Bart Verweij/WFP

 

Brother and Sister
Brother and Sister

Lao brother and sister posing in their village of Chompet.

Luang Prabang province, Laos.

©Bart Verweij

 

Shiny, happy man.
Shiny, happy man.

Old man with crooked teeth, Northern Laos.

©Bart Verweij

 

Lao family
Lao family

Lao family sitting down in their village after a day in the rice fields.

Northern Laos.

©Bart Verweij

Encounter
Encounter

This man and his wife I met in Northern Laos whilst on a assignment with a Dutch friend who is a filmmaker and lives in Luang Prabang.

If you plan to visit Luang Prabang please check out the restaurant of my Dutch friend and his Korean wife The Big Tree Cafe.

©Bart Verweij

 

Ethnic Lao woman, Northern Laos.
Ethnic Lao woman, Northern Laos.

This woman we met when on a trip to the North and gave her a lift in our car. 

©Bart Verweij

 

Meeting at Lao School
Meeting at Lao School

Two men attending a meeting with Unicef staff at a primary school.

Southern Laos.

©Bart Verweij/Unicef

 

On the way home, Northern Laos
On the way home, Northern Laos

This family I met while I was on a trip with a filmmaker friend. They were very interested in what we were doing and really liked posing for a photo. 

Meeting Lao people like this family always gives me a lot of energy.

©Bart Verweij

 

School girls, Southern Laos
School girls, Southern Laos

Pupils in front of their school during a break. Savannakhet province.

©Bart Verweij/AusAID

 

Brao (Lavae) woman, Southern Laos
Brao (Lavae) woman, Southern Laos

Brao (Lavae) woman.

©Bart Verweij/Swisscontact

 

Family, Northern Laos
Family, Northern Laos

This grandfather was walking around with his grandson in a village where we were filming. I have a lot of photos of the grandfather smoking a sigaret but in the end I choose this one to publish on my site.

©Bart Verweij

 

Rice harvesting Southern Laos
Rice harvesting Southern Laos

Rice harvest.

Lao PDR

©Bart Verweij

 

Lao woman, Northern Laos
Lao woman, Northern Laos

Woman looking for non timber forest products. Photo taken on assignment for The World Food Program.

©Bart Verweij/WFP

 

Southern Laos
Southern Laos

Lao boy prepping a traditional pipe underneath his house.

©Bart Verweij

 

Lao Ladyboy
Lao Ladyboy

I made this portrait of one of my neighbors, he dressed up as a lady on the day of the Luang Prabang Boat Race Festival.

Luang Prabang, Laos 

©Bart Verweij

 

The keys to your heart
The keys to your heart

Nepali lady from Phokora.

©Bart Verweij

Kathmandu, Nepal - Swayambhunath Temple
Kathmandu, Nepal - Swayambhunath Temple

Warm smiles at Swayambhunath Temple.

©Bart Verweij

 

 

 

 

Kathmandu, Nepal - Swayambhunath Temple
Kathmandu, Nepal - Swayambhunath Temple

Kathmandu, Nepal.

©Bart Verweij

 

Kathmandu, Nepal.
Kathmandu, Nepal.

I guess these boys would love to become photo models. When I was walking around in their neighborhood they were jumping in front of my camera every 5 minutes. 

©Bart Verweij

 

Hanoi, Vietnam.
Hanoi, Vietnam.

This man is waiting for a job. As far as I know the numbers on the wall are phone numbers which you can call if your are in need of a craftsman with certain skills. Usually there are some tools on the street in front of the wall which indicates the craft of the worker.

©Bart Verweij 

 

Hanoi, Vietnam
Hanoi, Vietnam

This Vietnamese man really wanted to pose for this photograph but he refused to smile.

©Bart Verweij

 

Farmer
Farmer

Kampot, Cambodia.

Photo taken on assignment for Swisscontact.

©Bart Verweij 

 

Dignity
Dignity

Lao man from the South.

Laos.

©Bart Verweij

 

Lao woman of the South
Contemplation
Rice Farmer
Yao Woman
Father and Son
Lao Popeye
Pakse Hipster.
Luang Prabang Hipster
Woman from Southern Laos
Encounter
Khmu Woman
Encounter
Chompet Village
Proud sister.
Portrait of a happy Lao girl.
Great Model
Tough Cookie!
Woman of Southern Laos
Brother and Sister
Shiny, happy man.
Lao family
Encounter
Ethnic Lao woman, Northern Laos.
Meeting at Lao School
On the way home, Northern Laos
School girls, Southern Laos
Brao (Lavae) woman, Southern Laos
Family, Northern Laos
Rice harvesting Southern Laos
Lao woman, Northern Laos
Southern Laos
Lao Ladyboy
The keys to your heart
Kathmandu, Nepal - Swayambhunath Temple
Kathmandu, Nepal - Swayambhunath Temple
Kathmandu, Nepal.
Hanoi, Vietnam.
Hanoi, Vietnam
Farmer
Dignity
Lao woman of the South

Photo  taken on assignment for IFRC.

©Bart Verweij/IFRC

 

Contemplation

Luang Prabang, Lao PDR.

©Bart Verweij

 

Rice Farmer

Farmer from northern Laos. This man was happy to pose for a portrait but kept his mouth shut although he was laughing because of his crooked teeth.

©Bart Verweij   

 

Yao Woman

I met this Yao lady in a village close to Muang Sing, Northern Laos. At first she was a bit hesitant  to be photographed but after a while she agreed and just as I took the photo her friends made her laugh.

©Bart Verweij

 

Father and Son

Father and son during a meeting with Unicef staff.

©Bart Verweij/Unicef

 

Lao Popeye

Luang Prabang, Laos.

©Bart Verweij

 

Pakse Hipster.

Walking around on the morning market in Pakse this man was happy to pose.

©Bart Verweij

 

Luang Prabang Hipster

This boy was taking a bath in the Mekong and was happy to pose like a punker.

Mekong Luang Prabang, Lao PDR.

©Bart Verweij

 

Woman from Southern Laos

Photo taken on assignment for IFRC.

©Bart Verweij/IFRC

 

Encounter

I met this great woman during one of my trips in the North of Laos. She was happy to pose and we had some great laughs during the shoot.

©Bart Verweij

 

Khmu Woman

Khmu woman underneath her house, northern Laos.

Photo taken on assignment for The World Food Programme.

©Bart Verweij/WFP

 

Encounter

This man was a bit shy and looked away most of the time but the one time he looked in the camera he gave me this great cheeky grin.

©Bart Verweij

 

Chompet Village

I met this lady during a boat trip, she negotiated all our snacks and drinks for the children in her Village. Great character.

©Bart Verweij

 

Proud sister.

Brother and sister photographed during a visit to Chomphet, Lao PDR.

©Bart Verweij

 

Portrait of a happy Lao girl.

I met this girl during a visit to Chompet close to Luang Prabang and she was happy to pose. Laos.

©Bart Verweij

 

Great Model

Lao girl photographed in Chompet village.

Luang Prabang Province, Laos.

©Bart Verweij

 

Tough Cookie!

Girl posing in front of a backdrop.

Chompet, Luang Prabang, Lao PDR.

©Bart Verweij

 

Woman of Southern Laos

This lady was sitting like this so no posing while I past her window and behind her in the room were her relatives making fun of her being a model.

©Bart Verweij/WFP

 

Brother and Sister

Lao brother and sister posing in their village of Chompet.

Luang Prabang province, Laos.

©Bart Verweij

 

Shiny, happy man.

Old man with crooked teeth, Northern Laos.

©Bart Verweij

 

Lao family

Lao family sitting down in their village after a day in the rice fields.

Northern Laos.

©Bart Verweij

Encounter

This man and his wife I met in Northern Laos whilst on a assignment with a Dutch friend who is a filmmaker and lives in Luang Prabang.

If you plan to visit Luang Prabang please check out the restaurant of my Dutch friend and his Korean wife The Big Tree Cafe.

©Bart Verweij

 

Ethnic Lao woman, Northern Laos.

This woman we met when on a trip to the North and gave her a lift in our car. 

©Bart Verweij

 

Meeting at Lao School

Two men attending a meeting with Unicef staff at a primary school.

Southern Laos.

©Bart Verweij/Unicef

 

On the way home, Northern Laos

This family I met while I was on a trip with a filmmaker friend. They were very interested in what we were doing and really liked posing for a photo. 

Meeting Lao people like this family always gives me a lot of energy.

©Bart Verweij

 

School girls, Southern Laos

Pupils in front of their school during a break. Savannakhet province.

©Bart Verweij/AusAID

 

Brao (Lavae) woman, Southern Laos

Brao (Lavae) woman.

©Bart Verweij/Swisscontact

 

Family, Northern Laos

This grandfather was walking around with his grandson in a village where we were filming. I have a lot of photos of the grandfather smoking a sigaret but in the end I choose this one to publish on my site.

©Bart Verweij

 

Rice harvesting Southern Laos

Rice harvest.

Lao PDR

©Bart Verweij

 

Lao woman, Northern Laos

Woman looking for non timber forest products. Photo taken on assignment for The World Food Program.

©Bart Verweij/WFP

 

Southern Laos

Lao boy prepping a traditional pipe underneath his house.

©Bart Verweij

 

Lao Ladyboy

I made this portrait of one of my neighbors, he dressed up as a lady on the day of the Luang Prabang Boat Race Festival.

Luang Prabang, Laos 

©Bart Verweij

 

The keys to your heart

Nepali lady from Phokora.

©Bart Verweij

Kathmandu, Nepal - Swayambhunath Temple

Warm smiles at Swayambhunath Temple.

©Bart Verweij

 

 

 

 

Kathmandu, Nepal - Swayambhunath Temple

Kathmandu, Nepal.

©Bart Verweij

 

Kathmandu, Nepal.

I guess these boys would love to become photo models. When I was walking around in their neighborhood they were jumping in front of my camera every 5 minutes. 

©Bart Verweij

 

Hanoi, Vietnam.

This man is waiting for a job. As far as I know the numbers on the wall are phone numbers which you can call if your are in need of a craftsman with certain skills. Usually there are some tools on the street in front of the wall which indicates the craft of the worker.

©Bart Verweij 

 

Hanoi, Vietnam

This Vietnamese man really wanted to pose for this photograph but he refused to smile.

©Bart Verweij

 

Farmer

Kampot, Cambodia.

Photo taken on assignment for Swisscontact.

©Bart Verweij 

 

Dignity

Lao man from the South.

Laos.

©Bart Verweij

 

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