2019 / People / Portrait

Kyoto Monochrome Series

  • Company
    The Art of Travel Medicine
  • Photographer
    Robin Yong

A series of monochrome photos of the Geishas in Kyoto. All pictures done using natural lighting only. No flash, additional lighting, reflectors or tripods are allowed within the temple grounds.

Robin Yong is a multi-award winning Travel Photographer. He enjoys traveling to exotic destinations to befriend and photograph the locals. He is best known for his work on the Omo Valley tribes in Ethiopia, the Venetian Masked models in Venice, the Bokator boxers of Cambodia and the Maikos of Kyoto. He calls these works his Travel Portraits, his Art of Travel Medicine. For most of his works, he does not use flash, reflectors or artificial lighting, depending solely on natural lighting alone. The photos are often dramatic, colourful and extremely beautiful.