Asia and Oceania: Gallery

This portfolio contains photographs from Asia and Oceania – Nepal, Hong Kong, Bangladesh, India, Qatar, Philippines, and Papua New Guinea.  For additional Qatar images please also see the Middle East Gallery.

Asia and Oceania


Shrine, Baclaran, Manila, Philippines, 2017
Inkjet Print on Hahnemule Fine Art Paper, 20 x 24 inches, edition of 9
A symbol of religious fervor.


Haus Tambarun (Spirit House), Tambanum Village, Papua New Guinea, 2017
Inkjet Print on Hahnemule Fine Art Paper, 24 x 20 inches, 2017
Tambanum village is on the Sepik River in Papua New Guinea. At 700 miles the river is the world’s longest uncontaminated river. Tambanum is known for having some of the world’s best carvers. Totem Poles in the Spirit House represent creatures of the area and family clans. It is possible that Totem Poles may have originated in Papua New Guinea and then spread north and westward. The American anthropologists Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson spent six months in Tambanum in the 1930s.

Sign, Doha, Qatar, 2011, Inkjet Print on Hahnemule Fine Art Paper, 20 x 24 inches, edition of 10.
Doha is replete with incredibly beautiful skyscrapers, some very futuristic. This one has reflections of several others, along with the sign. Qatar borders Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf and has the highest per-capita income of any nation in the world.

Boats, Lake Phewa, Nepal, 2011, Inkjet Print on Hahnemule Fine Art Paper, 20 x 24 inches, edition of 10
These boats provided incredible color on a peaceful lake with the foothills of the Himalayas shrouded with clouds in the background. Lake Phewa is the second largest lake in Nepal. There is a temple on an island in the lake.
a photograph of a hand lighting many small votive candles set on newspapers on the ground in Nepal as part of a religious ceremony
Candles, Bhaktapur, Nepal, 2011, Inkjet Print on Hahnemule Fine Art Paper, 20 x 24 inches, edition of 10
Bhaktapur was the capital of Nepal in the 15th century. The United Nations has listed Bhaktapur as a World Heritage Site. In this image a woman is midway through lighting 108 candles. 108 candles are traditionally lit for freedom as well as for observances of Losar, the Tibetan New Year.
Candles and Fruit, Hong Kong, 2011, Inkjet Print on Hahnemule Fine Art Paper, 20 x 24 inches, edition of 10
Incense, animal forms, and fruit are arranged in a ritual ceremony here.
Green Wall, Hong Kong, 2011, Inkjet Print on Hahnemule Fine Art Paper, 20 x 24 inches, edition of 10
Hindu Shrine near Dhampus, Nepal, 2011, Inkjet Print on Hahnemule Fine Art Paper, 20 x 24 inches, edition of 10
Dhampus is a small hill-side village of about 2700 people in the foothills of the Himalayas, at an elevation of 5700 feet. This shrine was unlocked. The eight-armed figure and animal were evocative and beautiful.
Nets, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2011, Inkjet Print on Hahnemule Fine Art Paper, 20 x 24 inches, edition of 10
These fishing nets were beautifully displayed by a vendor in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka. Fishing is a large source of sustenance in Bangladesh.
Observatory, New Delhi, India, 2011, Inkjet Print on Hahnemule Fine Art Paper, 20 x 24 inches, edition of 10
This was at Jantar Mantar, a 17th century astronomy observatory.
Rickshaw, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2011, Inkjet Print on Hahnemule Fine Art Paper, 20 x 24 inches, edition of 10
Dhaka, the Bangladeshi capital, is also the Rickshaw capital of the world, with 400,000 rickshaws competing in traffic with cars, trucks, and bicycles. The imagery on the Rickshaws was incredibly varied and beautiful.
Schoolboy, Kande, Nepal, 2011, Inkjet Print on Hahnemule Fine Art Paper, 20 x 24 Inches,edition of 10
Woman Holding Sign, Hong Kong, 2011, Inkjet Print on Hahnemule Fine Art Paper, 20 x 24 Inches,edition of 10
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