V I E T NA M

Finally, VIETNAM. Out of all the trips I’ve made in 2018 and 2019, this one was the most significant…I went deeper and farther. Many surprises along the way and unexpected tears too. Looking back…going back to Vietnam after forty five years, without my mom, and to all new territories…was truly setting myself up for a lot of stress. But I’m proud of myself that I survived and a bunch of questions were answered. Most of all, God was with me and I felt HIs hand. I am so speechless every day for His provisions and how He guides my life. With God, all things are possible. I pray I am a living example of HIs goodness.
Locations: Hoi An, Da Lat, and Da Nang.

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If light is in your heart, you will find your way home. – Rumi

MARIA PETERSON PHOTOGRAPHY

Editorial Shoot :: Ho Chi Minh City, VietNam :: Part 2 of 2

I’m so happy that I got to work with this Beau-ti-ful young woman, Nguyen, wearing this exquisite Vietnamese dress designed and made by Tham at the Little Cafe Shop in Ho Chi Minh City!  I had in my heart open to whatever comes at me on my trip, but had no idea that God would gift me with such a wonderful project!  The whole thing happened at the very last minute with one model, two stylists, and two other photographers shooting with me.  We stopped traffic a little bit but that was part of the fun and adventure. :)  Thank you to all my new friends in Vietnam…you guys made my FIRST trip back after 38 years completely surreal and extra special!

MARIA PETERSON PHOTOGRAPHY

 

 

Editorial Shoot :: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam :: Part 1 of 2

Had to pinch myself that I was in Vietnam doing CREATIVE work! :)  Thank you to Tham at Little House Cafe Shop, Chi, Kanh, Phuong, and last but not least, Nguyen.  I count it a BLESSING to have met such a talented group of young people!  You all were marvelous and  a complete JOY to work with!  Thank you for the beautiful memories…

MARIA PETERSON PHOTOGRAPHY