Vietnam from above

A bird’s-eye view highlights the diverse landscapes of this Southeast Asian country.
Vietnam stretches over a thousand miles from north to south and measures only 31 miles wide at the narrowest point. Long and skinny, this J-shaped Southeast Asian country holds three distinct climate zones to lure travelers. Tea plantations stripe the mountains of the northern provinces near the border with China, beaches edge the South China Sea to the east, and in the south, the Mekong Delta creates a maze of rivers, swamps, and islands, dotted by floating markets and rice paddies just waiting to be explored.

Green tea islands dot an irrigation lake near Vietnam’s border with Laos.
Photograph by Trung Pham
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In Hanoi, a woman dries incense for people to pay respect to their ancestors.
Photograph by Thạch Phạm Ngọc
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During holidays, flowers float across the Perfume River in the central Vietnamese city of Hue.
Photograph by Ngo Dung
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Three women share a moped through the streets of Ho Chi Minh City.
Photograph by khai nguyen tuan
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Buildings and roads resemble an electronic circuit board in Ho Chi Minh City, populated by nine million people.
Photograph by Trung Pham
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See Vietnam’s diverse landscapes and staggering natural beauty through aerial photos captured by our photography community.

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Landscapes by Quan Photo

“I am an amateur photographer, most of my works are landscapes. I enjoy learning, discovering beautiful things & like to travel around the world.”

Stairway to Heaven
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Vertical Limit
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Rural Lifestyle in Vietnam
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A foggy Morning
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Magical Sunlight
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Golden Rice Fields
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Morning Daily
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Landscapes by Quan Photo
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As Above So Below | Justin Mott

Award-winning editorial and commercial photographer Justin Mott has carved out a career for himself by taking bold moves from the very beginning. But after giving over a decade of his professional life to his work, he’s decided to turn his attention towards a more personal project, focused on his adopted home country of Vietnam.

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As Above So Below
by Justin Mott

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