Tag Archives: photoshop

March 08

My first ever YouTube tutorial – How to do a Day to Night Photo.

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 […]

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 […]

December 16

The ones that didn’t make it (December 2013, Part 2)

Part 1 here In November, disaster struck on one of my shoots – an embarrassing mistake that led to some drastic cosmetic surgery and that will haunt me for some time to come. But first, the background… The cover story for the December issue was about unique boutiques in Saigon. The total of fifteen boutique […]

December 04

Behind the scenes – Oi Vietnam’s cover shoot

Vietnam is a unique place, and so when it comes to pulling together a cover shoot for one of the most popular English language magazines in Saigon (and I would argue the best quality one), when things go wrong, they’re not likely to be your run-of-the-mill problems. I discovered this in the process of producing […]

September 05

The challenge of colour photography

Here’s a photo I took last month in Ho Chi Minh City, but it’s a photo you will never see published on my website, you won’t see it in any of my books, and I’ll never print it out… It’s not that it’s a terrible photo (although it’s certainly not a great one either). The […]