Monthly Archives: February 2014

February 27

New and improved!

I’ve just added two new galleries to my website. While I use this blog to post the latest developments, I will also be updating the galleries on my website more frequently. So be sure to drop by there from time to time to see what’s new! Until next time…

Reunification Palace Light show in Saigon, 2013, by Adam Robert Young. February 26

From the archives: Reunification Light

Here’s an example of when things work together to lift an ordinary shot up to something more… I was shooting a light show organised by the French consulate in Saigon to celebrate French-Vietnamese friendship toward the end of 2013. The photographers had turned out en-masse and were all shooting much the same thing as each […]

Multitasker - by Adam Robert Young February 23


When given the task of taking a photo for an article on “a day in the life of a magazine editor”, I immediately visualised something like an Hindu god with many arms doing ten things at once. Coincidentally my magazine’s managing editor Christine was somewhat camera shy, and welcomed the idea of having half of […]

Ghost in the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Art Museum - photography by Adam Robert Young February 22

The making of a ghost in Saigon

In the Fine Arts museum in Saigon, a silent figure is caught between the world of the living and the dead. Whispers and rumours have been wafting around of a tormented girl wandering the halls of this historic building for decades. I was assigned the task of capturing an image of the fine arts museum […]

Abstract nude photography by Adam Robert Young February 13

Abstract nude

An oldie from back in the day, just for something different.

McDonalds opens its first store in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam February 08

McDonalds opens its first ever store in Vietnam

Love them or hate them, there’s no denying McDonalds’ global influence. The golden arches are the most recognised symbol in the world. One of the last bastions it had not yet broken into was Vietnam – at least until today! I braved the crowds to swing by and check it out myself. I was expecting […]

Bo Nong restaurant dishes - Photo by Adam Robert Young February 07

A Franco-Vietnamese Cabaret in Saigon – Heaven and Hell in one job

It was a day of extreme highs and lows on my first assignment of the year… I was given the task of shooting the food and performances at Bo Nong – a new French-owned cabaret-style restaurant here in Ho Chi Minh City. I arrived and started trying to figure out where I was gonna shoot […]