Hoi An in the eyes of the German photographer
According to Christian, Hoi An is one of the most beautiful places in Southeast Asia for wedding photography. Christian Berg is a German photographer who lives and works in Ho Chi Minh City. He holds a degree in Southeast Asian Studies and fluent in English, German and Vietnamese. Christian’s works have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, National Geographic Traveler, Glamor, Forbes …He came to Vietnam 13 years ago to study and “fell in love” with this country. Christian likes to blink more natural moments than to take his photos deliberately, so his photos are loved by couples. According to Christian, Hoi An is one of the most beautiful places for wedding photography.At Hoi An, Christian said that simplicity will make the photos successful, especially when taken in the late afternoon light.
In photography, Christian always tries to point out things that others do not see, without the need to change reality. Therefore, natural light plays an important role.With his ability to speak Vietnamese, Christian easily speaks to local people. This is also how he creates emotions for the photos.
Photo taken at Hoai River, Bach Dang Street.A grocery sidewalk.
In his photo collection, Christian rarely publishes photos of food. However, he also has the opportunity to enjoy specialties Hoi An such as Cao Lau or fresh vegetables, from Tra Que Village. In this photo, the dish is prepared by chef at Sunrise Premium Resort & Spa Hoi An – a local chef.The staff at this resort impressed him with gentle beauty.He was delighted when the hotel used buffalo – a typical local farm animal, to participate in the beach cleaning process.