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Bhutan, the land of National Happiness

December 5th, 2012
Prayer Flags on a bridge in Bhutan.  Bhutan Photo tour with Adam monk
Prayer Flags and no Depth of Field

Im back from my first Bhutan photo tour.  What an amazing country full of lovely people and spectacular scenery, Bhutan really is a photographers paradise.  The problem is, I took 2000 photographs, well, that’s not actually the problem, the problem is choosing which image to put up first!  So i’ve begun pretty randomly with the first images that caught my eye when i was editing in Lightroom this morning.

Buddhist Monk in Trongsa Dzong Bhutan.  Bhutan Photo tour with Adam monk
The National Happiness Index

The image above is a detail of Prayer flags on a bridge over a river, shot with a 400mm lens wide open (f5.6) to create a very shallow depth of Field. The image to the left really typifies the Bhutanese people and the National Happiness Index, which really does exist.

I’ll just keep adding images here randomly, and I’m in the process of writing a page reviewing the whole of my first photographic tour of Bhutan.  If you were on the tour with me, please feel free to write feedback here on the Blog.  More to come, next is the photographic tour of Cambodia in March April next year, cant wait!

I will be running another Bhutan photo tour each year, click the link to see all the details.

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