Photo Essay : The Soul of Myanmar
I am often asked, “What is the great attraction to Myanmar
(Burma)?” Well, it is a
very beautiful country, with mystical temples, scattered amongst the endless
landscape. But, the people are the real charm of this “Golden Land.”
Their shy, innocence
is the heart of their beauty. Dedicated to Buddhist beliefs and a life of happiness,
as they struggle to survive with so very little.
The country is
opening up for the first time in so many years, and changes are now happening
by the moment. I am driven to capture as much of the “Soul of Myanmar” as I can, before it gets caught up in the
As I plan my twelfth trip to Myanmar, I look forward to wanderings with the locals, and slowing down
to their life of appreciation and happiness.
“The Soul of Myanmar” exhibition of 21 Limited Edition prints. Please contact
Albert Normandin directly for print sales.
for Albert Normandin
was born and raised in a small French community in Western Canada. Growing up
with a Kodak box camera and the dream of one day becoming a photographer.
a few technical careers, Albert escaped to New York City to work for master
photographer, Jay Maisel. After more than 3 years with Maisel, he returned to
Canada to begin his own photographic path.
the course his career, he has continued to challenge himself with his personal
work and world travels. His current long term project is Myanmar (Burma).
For more photography of Albert Normandin, please go and visit his website http://www.albertnormandin.photography/