Tran Tuan Viet

Trần Tuấn Việt, often simplified to Tran Tuan Viet in English-language text, is an award-winning Vietnamese photographer specializes in travel, fine-art & cultural photography. In 2007, Tran Tuan Viet began publishing photos on the internet that will shortly be noticed by renowned media worldwide, also awarded in many international photography contests. With a humanist approach, Viet offers in his pictures and photo stories a positive, beautiful and benevolent gaze of Vietnam. Dedication to challenging the boundaries of creativity, Tran Tuan Viet’s work being commissioned by large international clients, also has been published widely by renowned worldwide media.

Making Incense - National Geographic Magazine, June 2017

Tran Tuan Viet started as a freelance photographer in 2007. On the early of 2015, Viet joined YourShot, National Geographic’s photo community and recognized as the most successful Vietnamese photographer in this community in 2017. In 2016, Tran Tuan Viet became a contributing photographer for Getty Images. Since 2017, Viet joined the judging panel of many photo contests, such as Canon Photomarathon Vietnam, one of the biggest photography contests in Vietnam. In 2019, Viet joined online exhibit project “Vietnam” for Google Arts & Culture, an online art and culture platform run by Google through its Google Cultural Institute.

In 2017, Tran Tuan Viet won Gold medal on The 9th international artistic photo contest in Vietnam and achieved Vietnam’s Excellence Photography of the Year award. In 2018, he is the winner of Travel category of the 15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest, selected from 48,000 submissions submitted by photographers from 155 countries and territories. In 2019, two photos of Viet were finalist in Environmental Photographer of the Year.

Buddhist Prayers - Best of 2018, National Geographic's photo community

Awards
Vietnam Excellence Photographer of the Year 2017
Golden medal – The 9th Int’l Artistic photo contest in Vietnam 2017
Winner – Travel, 15th Smithsonian.com’s Annual Photo Contest 2018
Finalist – Environmental Photographer of the Year 2019