A woman maneuvers her boat near a floating market on the Mekong River. 1996.
A family pulls and pushes their cart up a hill near a petrol station in the foothills near Quito.
Father and son farmers hold an impromptu meeting over a gate in an animal stall.
Two images taken about 50 meters apart on a trail between two villages near Sapa. Documentary storytelling often includes an establishing image or setting. These aren’t always made to the technical levels of landscape photography, but they still help frame the story and show the beauty … or the ugly … of what is there. The color of the trail shifts the look from the first to second image…early digital cameras didn’t hold the consistency we see today.
A young girl in a back alley in a Dehli neighborhood. The prior frame included her older relative nodding with approval as I asked to take the photo. Some days, the light does all the work for you.
Ceramic artisans work in Bat Trang, a suburb of Ha Noi.
No free rides as medical team members get out and push the truck carrying the team and medical supplies to a rural village on a “road.”
A United States medical student pauses before walking into the large hospital postpartum ward to assist with rounds. The ward held 100 beds.
A United States medical student laughs while sharing his sunglasses with school children in rural India during a clinic visit.
Another frame from 1996. Taken in Hoi An, near Da Nang. It reminds me how wonderful and diverse each area of Viet Nam is.