Category Archives: Magazine work

Florentijn Hofman's Rubber Duck Ho Chi Minh City Saigon January 07

Saigon in the Round – Polar Panoramas

I’ve been sitting on these for a while, and I can finally share them with y’all… About a year ago I spent some time playing around making some polar panoramas using different locations around Ho Chi Minh City – others I’d seen online were just too cool for me to not give it a go […]

Ballet dancers in Saigon December 31

Goodbye Vietnam (I’ll be back)…

So my time living full-time in Asia has come to an end. I have now settled back in Australia – in Brisbane to be exact. This retrospective post about my time living in Ho Chi Minh City is long overdue! After three attempts at writing this post, I’ve come to the conclusion that I will […]

Adam Robert Young's final Oi Cover September 12

One door closes – the end of my time with Oi Vietnam

OK, this is certainly not new news, but news I can’t neglect to share here any longer… I am no longer working as staff photographer for Oi Vietnam. While there are stories floating around that I am returning to Australia very soon, I will not be leaving Vietnam until the end of the year or […]

Oi Vietnam July cover - Adam Robert Young July 21

Those were the days – photography for the July issue

I won’t water it down: this month sucked bigtime! Just like any other job, there are times when everything is great and you’re loving it. There are also times when all you want to do is find a boulder, dig a hole under it and crawl in never to emerge again. This month was the […]

Vietnamese sand art June 30

Vietnamese sand art

When I heard I was to do photos for a story on Vietnamese sand artists, I had no idea whatsoever what sand art actually was. I had seen artists who did realtime art using sand on a backlit panel – a constantly changing work that was skillfully manipulated by the artist to morph from one […]

Parkour in Saigon Vietnam Ho Chi MInh City AO Show June 08

Parkour and acrobatic madness in Saigon

For the photo feature in this month’s magazine, we decided to take some performers from the AO Show that is currently running in Saigon’s Opera House and do some acrobatic parkour-ish photos in some place that had an industrial or raw kinda vibe. We ended up shooting in a house in a planned community that […]

T.O.X. from Sons of God graffiti crew, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam June 06

Sons of God – third generation graffiti in Vietnam

One assignment for this month’s issue of Oi Vietnam that I was happy to do was on a young graffiti crew called Sons of God. For details, be sure to check out the article in the June issue either by viewing it online or by downloading the PDF version. They were great guys and I […]