Morning in Bac Ha was amazing! There were hundreds of Flower Hmong hill tribe folks coming into town and we captured the activity as it happened. The light was fantastic; overcast and soft, with areas of shade and strong light making conditions for "people photography" just perfect!
A 15th of a second pan shot using exposure compensation set to minus 2/3
Bringing a water buffalo to market
Jim sharing photos with a group of Flower Hmong women
Traveling to the far corners of the world to tell compelling picture stories, award-winning humanitarian photojournalist Karl Grobl reveals the human side of issues faced by people across the globe. His images highlight those basic human elements that comprise the fabric binding all cultures together in our rapidly homogenizing, yet sometimes divided, global community.
Peering well beyond the surface of unfolding stories, Karl's photographs reveal the heart, and sometimes, heart-wrenching truth. His images offer viewers intimate glimpses into the lives of ordinary people all over the world and provide an opportunity for us to reflect upon, and understand their personal struggles and triumphs. For more information see my website www.karlgrobl.com