Paris Saigon Photos

Steve Paris is from New Zealand, though has been living in South East Asia, mostly Vietnam, for the last quarter century. Always enjoyed the photographic process, and the new perspectives photography can bring to the past and present.
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A Visual Diary

While some people keep a written diary, taking photographs is how I have chosen to document my life experience. While there are some gaps, where physical media has been lost to time and circumstance, the photographs on this site are the visual component of my story.

Photos with a Story Photos with a Story Many photos capture a moment in time, a memory, or beautiful image. Others suggest a story. They...

Photos with a Story

Many photos capture a moment in time, a memory, or beautiful image. Others suggest a story. They make you think, what is going on here, perhaps encouraging you to create your own story to fit the image. The photos in this section suggest to me stories beyond the moment when the image was captured.
Life and Work Life and Work Most of us spend a significant proportion of our lives doing stuff we love to do, being part of a family,...

Life and Work

Most of us spend a significant proportion of our lives doing stuff we love to do, being part of a family, and earning some money to pay for it all.
Travel Travel I get uncomfortable when I spend too long in my comfort zone. Travel is a way to punctuate life and to add to its...

Travel

I get uncomfortable when I spend too long in my comfort zone. Travel is a way to punctuate life and to add to its colour. It is great for the body, the mind, and if you are so inclined, the palate.
South East Asia South East Asia A project in primary school triggered my interest in a region that became my home for a quarter century.

South East Asia

A project in primary school triggered my interest in a region that became my home for a quarter century.