Travel Portraits

A collection of travel portraits taken during my field work. The stories behind many of these photos can be found at: keyboardandcompass.com
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An elderly woman flashes her gorgeous smile in Chitwan, Nepal.

An elderly woman flashes her gorgeous smile in Chitwan, Nepal.

A young monk begrudgingly tend to the monastery fire in Shan State, Myanmar

A young monk begrudgingly tend to the monastery fire in Shan State, Myanmar

Smoke streams and smiles. Taken within the Sundarban National Park, near Khulna, Bangladesh.  #portrait #smile #smoking #travel #bangladesh

Smoke streams and smiles. Taken within the Sundarban National Park, near Khulna, Bangladesh.

The Batak Karo people Northern Sumatra's Berastagi region are incredibly community oriented. A man tried to hold his cigarette just out of reach of a friend's child while posing for a portrait.

The Batak Karo people Northern Sumatra's Berastagi region are incredibly community oriented. A man tried to hold his cigarette just out of reach of a friend's child while posing for a portrait.

A tea-farmer poses for a portrait in the hills of Shan State, Myanmar.

A tea-farmer poses for a portrait in the hills of Shan State, Myanmar.

A barefoot factory worker takes a rest between packaging coal in Yangon port, Myanmar.

A barefoot factory worker takes a rest between packaging coal in Yangon port, Myanmar.

Eager Learners. Photo by Jeff McAllister -- National Geographic Your Shot

Photo by Jeff McAllister -- National Geographic Your Shot

A sadu opens his heart and home to visitors to the Hindu quarters of Old Dhaka, Dhaka District, Bangladesh.  #sadu #hindu #holyman #portrait #smile #bangladesh #travel

A sadu opens his heart and home to visitors to the Hindu quarters of Old Dhaka, Dhaka District, Bangladesh.

A bright-eyed salesman welcomes by-passers into his dress shop. Downtown Jaffna, North Province, Sri Lanka.  #portrait #travel #photography #srilanka

A bright-eyed salesman welcomes by-passers into his dress shop.

A older woman and her grandchild at a tea-farm in the hills of Shan State, Myanmar.  #portrait #travel #smile #burma #myanmar #photography

A older woman and her grandchild at a tea-farm in the hills of Shan State, Myanmar.

A pair of three-day-old kids get a lift during their sunset grazing cycle in Bagan, Myanmar.

A pair of three-day-old kids get a lift during their sunset grazing cycle in Bagan, Myanmar.

A well-dressed Nepali Hindu stands out in the bustle old-town Bhaktapur.

A well-dressed Nepali Hindu stands out in the bustle old-town Bhaktapur.

Watching sunset from a monastery window in Kalaw, Myanmar.

Watching sunset from a monastery window in Kalaw, Myanmar.

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