Vietnamese photographer captures grandeur of Himalayan proportions

By Van Pham   January 19, 2021 | 02:20 pm GMT+7
Anh Tien Trinh has succeeded in capturing the awe-striking majesty, beauty and mystery of the Himalayas as part of the 'Asia - Home sweet home' art project.
The Himalayas hosts the highest mountains in the world, with 50 exceeding 7,200 meters in elevation. It is home to 10 of the planets 14 highest peaks.  This picture is of Mount Everest, the highest of the Himalayan mountains. At an altitude of 8,850 meters (29,035 feet), Mount Everest is considered the highest point on Earth.

The Himalayas hosts the highest mountains in the world, with 50 exceeding 7,200 meters in elevation. It is home to 10 of the planet's 14 highest peaks. This picture is of Mount Everest, the highest of the Himalayan mountains. At an altitude of 8,850 meters (29,035 feet), Mount Everest is considered the highest point on Earth.

Lake Moriri in Changthang Plateau, Ladakh, Northern India. The lake is fed by springs and snow-melt from the adjacent mountains.

Lake Moriri in Changthang Plateau, Ladakh, Northern India. The lake is fed by springs and snow-melt from the adjacent mountains.

The mountain of the spirit, Manaslu is the eighth-highest mountain in the world at 8,163 meters above the sea level.

The mountain of the spirit, Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world at 8,163 meters above the sea level.

Machapuchare (Mount Fishtail) in the Annapurna massif of Gandaki Prades, north-central Nepal. The iconic peak reportedly has never been conquered.

Machapuchare (Mount Fishtail) in the Annapurna massif of Gandaki Prades, north central Nepal. The iconic peak reportedly has never been conquered.

A valley in the Annapurna region.

A valley in the Annapurna region.

Glacier in Kyanjin Ri, Langthang valley.  Over centuries, people who live in the Himalayas have developed a culture that weaves nature and people together into the same fabric of life. Monasteries in the Himalayas are renowned for spectacular murals and ancient temples.

Glacier in Kyanjin Ri, Langthang valley. Over centuries, people who live in the Himalayas have developed a culture that weaves nature and people together into the same fabric of life. Monasteries in the Himalayas are renowned for spectacular murals and ancient temples.

The Tsarang monastery in Upper Mustang. The monastery of the Sakhya sect of Tibetan Buddhism was built in 1395.

The Tsarang monastery in Upper Mustang. The monastery of the Sakhya sect of Tibetan Buddhism was built in 1395.

The Mu monastery in the hidden valley of Tsum. This monastery is located at the highest and farthest point in the Tsum valley. The ancient culture heritage of the place is still intact, unspoiled by modern technological influences.

The Mu monastery in the hidden valley of Tsum. This monastery is located at the highest and farthest point in the Tsum valley. The ancient culture heritage of the place is still intact, unspoiled by modern technological influences.

The Key monastery in Spiti Monasteries Valley. Over 1,000 years old, this is the oldest training center for Lamas.

The Key monastery in Spiti Monasteries Valley. Over 1,000 years old, this is the oldest training center for Lamas.

SHINE, is a special photo project that syncs landscapes with portraits. It has helped Trinh portray the emotions experienced during the long journeys he has undertaken.  Asia - Home sweet home and SHINE are two of seven grand fine art projects executed by him. The other projects are Come from Vietnam, Africa - The black legend, Arctic Circle - The white legend, Another world and The A project. All these projects are lifetime ventures, he said.

SHINE, is a special photo project that syncs landscapes with portraits. It has helped Trinh portray the emotions experienced during the long journeys he has undertaken. 'Asia - Home sweet home' and SHINE are two of seven grand fine art projects executed by him. The other projects are 'Come from Vietnam', 'Africa - The black legend', 'Arctic Circle - The white legend', 'Another world' and 'The A project'. All these projects are lifetime ventures, he said.

 
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