The magic of light displayed in the photos
Thai photographer named Weerapong Chaipuck travels through Asia and makes amazing photographs depicting the landscapes. Enchanted by the light he can skillfully apply it in this pictures. The light makes his pictures mysterious and unreal.
Some users, commenting on his work, write that this is 100% Photoshop. The photographer does not hide that some images need a little processing. However, according to him, the amazing colors in his photographs are majorly or even 100% a merit of nature.
Weerapong Chaipuck patiently waits for the "golden hours" - the time before and after sunrise and sunset, when the palette of flowers in the sky becomes very saturated and spectacular. Every time, preparing for a new shooting, he carefully checks from what place and at what time it will be possible to catch the most amazing color scale in the frame.
Watch and enjoy the magic of the light of Asian landscapes.
The Buddhist temple of Borobudur on the island of Java in Indonesia.
Sunrise over the temple of Borobudur.
"If you will be there at the right time, you will see a fog enveloping the area and several volcanoes, including the Merapi volcano. The photo looks surreal, but it's 100% real. I used only the appropriate filter and worked on the colors to create a mystical mood ... "- this is how the author writes about this photo.
The picture shows three volcanoes: Bromo, Batok and Sumeru in Indonesia.Chaipuck specializes in landscape photography, but a special place in his work takes pictures of the night sky
A fisherman on the Li River in China.
Traditional way of fishing with the help of birds called cormorants; nowadays only some people still use this method.
Fishermen on the Li River.
In China cormorants have been used in fishing industry since old ages. Birds sit on a boat and at the command of a fisherman dive for fish, and the caught prey is then brought to the boat.
Surprisingly, cormorants will never sit in someone else's boat. They are lowered on ropes tied to the rings of the bird's neck. Therefore, when birds catch prey, they cannot swallow it, and fishermen take it out then. Each cormorant has its own number, which is used as a nickname. Birds perfectly know their numbers and when they hear it they immediately dive into the water
A beautiful misty morning in Yuanyang in China.
Cat-Cat village in the tourist region of Sapa in Vietnam.
The photographer was staying with this family living in the Cat-Cat village, and that is where he found an interesting light that seeped through cracks and holes in the walls.
The author says: "When I visited this house a few years later, everything was changed. There was a TV set, sofas, plastic tables and chairs, rugs, electric stove. I could not make such a good photo. ".
The diligent homework of the villagers. Children help with housework from an early age and look after younger brothers and sisters
This housewife sorts the harvested crop.
Indonesian volcano called Bromo is at dawn.
The neighborhood of Sapa in Vietnam. Hmongi (ethnic group) are returning home. Some of them still run a traditional way of life, but most people work in the tourism industry.
Chaipuck often returns to the Bromo Volcano. Of course, there are such beautiful landscapes for him to capture.
Tapan village in the Sapa region of Vietnam.
"This place inspired James Cameron when he was filming “Avatar” blockbuster, writes Chaipuck. In fact, looking at these mountains, it is easy to find a resemblance to the spectacular, escaping mountains in this fantastic film.
Vietnamese village Cat-Cat.
"People help each other to collect rice. It reminds me of times when I was young, and people in my country also helped each other. Unfortunately, now it is very difficult to find a place in which there is such an atmosphere as here. Everything is commercialized, "writes Chaipuck.