Jan 24, 2014

Kory & Katch. Cat Ba, Vietnam.

A few weeks after Katch photographed Jim & Katy’s wedding with me, I received an email from her titled “My Wild Dream”. In this email she asked me if I’d be willing to photograph her and her husband Kory as they spent their honeymoon together in Vietnam. Being a photographer herself, she realized she was always the one with the camera and never actually had photographs of her and Kory together on their trips. I wrote back and said “I’ve got my bags packed”.

After my flight landed in Hanoi, I had a 4 hour taxi cab ride that took me to a hydrofoil (speed boat) which led me to a motor bike that finally dropped me off at my hotel. That was only the beginning of this adventure…

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DAY 1: the climb

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DAY 2: the excursion

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Music by Eddie Veddar. One of my favorite songs of all time.

notes
  1. Erum

    What a beautiful set! Love! 🙂

  2. Raul P. Pellicer

    The place is wonderful and I love the composition!
    Awesome!!, Congrat.

  3. ed peers

    I just went to Vietnam for a while – and it looked awesome.

  4. Luis Cabeza

    Lovely tones, amazing shots! congrats Nirav!

  5. Pretty Days

    Absolutely Perfect Nirav, I love it <3

  6. Geeta Patel

    Wow…I love all your pictures. I like to go there.

  7. Tonhya Kae

    Wow. What an amazing experience! I feel like this is one of those couple where you just know their souls were meant to find each other, you can feel that in these photos. So great. And that hand holding shot though…

  8. Kary Chiñas

    Thank you… I just travelled with these lovely photos 🙂

  9. J Shoda

    Dude. Looked through these like 5 times now and all I can say is that these are incredible. *slow clap*

  10. Hannah Nicole

    So good, Nirav. These are just beautiful.

  11. Cherlyn

    Lovely & breathtaking! Man, those views and vantage points! You are amazing..

  12. Marisa Albrecht

    beautiful!! I’ve always wished I could have a personal photographer follow me and my husband around on our trips. Brilliant idea 🙂 so happy for them! Great shots!

  13. Brian

    Dude….killed it! So blown away…

  14. Amari Kenoly

    This is fire my brotha…from top to bottom.

  15. Tomasz Wagner

    What an awesome couple (I may be a bit biased though since I love to climb, haha). Beautiful work as usual, Nirav. You know someone’s work is powerful when it makes you miss a place intensely.

  16. Katch

    This is exactly us. Thank you so much. For all of this.

  17. Louie

    Stunning Nirav – have to get there some day!

  18. Meredith Adams

    you are awesome, Nirav. Lovely lovely.

  19. Will Kim

    this is amazing Nirav!

  20. Phan Tien

    omg, my country <3 !

  21. Monkey & Squirrel

    These make my heart race a little. They are just that good!

  22. Girish

    Fantastic pictures, Nirav 🙂 I wish my clients took me such places 😀

  23. Luis Efigénio

    uau 🙂 que lindo
    Amazing story. Adventure and romance int the same page.
    Love the room photographs. Beautiful light.
    All the best from Portugal
    Luis

  24. Hanneke

    Woww!! Extremely cool!! And such a rad couple 🙂

  25. benj haisch

    STOP IT. this is ridiculous. you’re making the rest of us look bad.

  26. Rosa Ines Silva

    Mi Ponchito bella!!!

    Que alegría verlos tan felices disfrutando de las maravillas que nuestro Dios, el creador, hizo para el deleite del hombre. Me deleité al ver esas fotos tan preciosas. Sé que cuando lleguen a la vejez los veremos tan unidos, felices y enamorados como hasta ahora. Sabemos que son el uno para el otro. Los amo mucho!!! Bendiciones!!

    Mami

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  28. Richard Pham

    you always capture the best moments! and it makes me want to go back to vietnam in the near future!

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    Awesome!! We love!

  30. Noel Deasington

    Beautiful work! Can’t wait to go there this year.

  31. Khanh Nguyen

    this set is so emotional… I can’t believe my home country looks this beautiful. Great set man.

  32. Jessica Ifft

    Simply stunning. Your photos are truly art.

  33. Dan

    beautiful delivery my friend…

  34. Tina

    These are….WOW! Gorgeous!

  35. Nguyen Ngo

    These pictures are flawless. I’d been there myself but cant imagine how beautiful Cat Ba is, just like this

  36. Adriana Klas

    This is the most beautiful post! So inspiring! Your work is truly amazing!

  37. Andreas Holm

    Stunning Nirav !

  38. Joseph Hall

    Beautiful work Nirav – looks like a great adventure

  39. Rob

    Amazing dude, you must have been loving it, what an awesome opportunity!

  40. Nicholas Moffat

    Just lovely, really lovely……

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