Julian Abram Wainwright
I’m a photographer who shoots destination weddings across Southeast Asia. I love working with natural light, vibrant colours and fun, adventurous people.
Born and raised in Montreal, Canada, I’ve been working as a photographer in Southeast Asia for over a decade. For seven years I was a wire service staff photographer based in Hanoi, Vietnam, and had the opportunity to photograph an amazing variety of events and people, from major sports (the Beijing Olympics, The Australian Open in Melbourne) to numerous heads of state (US presidents Obama, Bush and Clinton) and news coverage in Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Australia.
I’ve also worked on assignment for the New York Times, TIME Magazine and many other international newspapers and magazines. I’ve been very lucky and honoured to win some of the biggest awards in photojournalism, including World Press Photo, Sony World Photography Awards and the International Photography Awards.
Somewhere along the line, I started a family, moved from Vietnam to the Philippines, and brought my experience as a photojournalist to documenting traditional Asian ceremonies and destination weddings in places like Phuket, Hoi An, Palawan and Bali.
Everyday I wake up and pinch myself. I love what I do.