Blog by Vietnam based documentary Photographer Christian Berg
categories: Journalism, Myanmar, photography, society

Yangon Drift is a personal and subjective account of my first visit to the former capital of Burma.
After spending a few days roaming around the city, I decided not to do a story in the conventional way, but to do something I felt I could only do this time – a total subjective visual account of my first time in this place. Any time after that I would come here again, I would have expectations. So i tried to capture this fresh first impression. Looking at the liberalization process of Myanmar I also think that the country will look very different the next time I will be there. Already the country is seen as “the final frontier” one of the last untapped markets in the world, and what this means can be seen all over Southeast Asia. Yangon Drift is a snapshot of the moment when it all starts…

Yangon Drift – Images by Christian Berg

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