07 February 2012

Exploring Awakening Yangon

Yangon, also known as Rangoon, is Myanmar's largest city with a population of over 5 million, the most ethnically diverse city in the country. Large communities of Indian Burmese and Chinese Burmese exist especially in the traditional downtown neighbourhoods.

Burma, Myanmar, Yangon, Burmese man, Burmese monk, Buddhist monk, people, portrait, headshot, focal black and white

Burma, Myanmar, Yangon, Burmese woman, people, portrait, headshot, focal black and white, thanaka

Burma, Myanmar, Yangon, people, portrait, headshot, focal black and white, old Burmese woman

Burma, Myanmar, Yangon, Burmese woman, people, portrait, headshot, focal black and white

Burma, Myanmar, Yangon, Burmese man, people, portrait, headshot, focal black and white, green bush hat

Burma, Myanmar, Yangon, Burmese woman, people, portrait, headshot, focal black and white, thanaka

Burma, Myanmar, Yangon, Burmese woman, people, portrait, headshot, focal black and white, thanaka, straw hat

Burma, Myanmar, Yangon, Burmese man, people, street portrait, headshot, focal black and white, straw hat

Burma, Myanmar, Yangon, old Burmese man, people, street portrait, headshot, focal black and white, Chinese top knot, Burmese Chinese people

Burma, Myanmar, Yangon, Burmese man, people, street portrait, headshot, focal black and white, cigar, bad teeth

Focal black-and-white street portraits from Yangon in Matt Hahnewald's
Flickr Album 2012-01a Exploring Awakening Yangon

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