Burma: The Jewel of Asia
Impressions from Yangon
by Ralph A Ledergerber
About the Book
This book is a photographic documentary about everyday life on the streets of Yangon, markets, faces, portraits of people, the Shwedagon Pagoda during the annual 'Kason' Festival held in May, fading colonial architecture and more. A pictorial insight into Yangon, Burma's largest city formerly known as Rangoon under British rule. A fantastic photo essay illustrated with more than 50 amazing photographs. This book will be followed up with a more comprehensive version in late 2014. Stay tuned.
Features & Details
- Category Travel
Standard Landscape, 10×8 in, 25×20 cm
- Publish Date Feb 24, 2014
- Language English
- Tags South East Asia, Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Burma: The Jewel of Asia, Impressions from Yangon, Photo Documentary, Photo Essay, Ralph A. Ledergerber Photography, Asia, Burma, Myanmar, Yangon, Rangoon, Travel, Photography
Award-winning photographer Ralph A. Ledergerber has a unique passion for multiple genres, such as architecture, products, portraits, projects, events, nature and landscapes. His style captures clean lines and vivid colours, which evoke a sense of intense drama, while simultaneously inviting viewers to be drawn into silence and stillness. He shows great skill and is well grounded in all aspects of photography including computer applications, complemented by a strong commitment and attention to detail. Ralph A. Ledergerber was born in 1961 in Switzerland and migrated to Adelaide Australia in 1991 where he now lives and works. Some of his work was exhibited at Circulo Bellas Artes, Calle Alcala 42, Sala Antonio Palacios, Madrid (Spain), at the Morpho Gallery in Chicago IL (USA) in June 2010 and at the SALA Festival (South Australian Living Artists) in August 2010 themed 'Colours of Morocco'.