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For years, I've tried to find the best ways to share my images and tell their stories. These include fine art galleries, sophisticated websites, presentations and every other way you can think of. Now, I've found an unlikely place in Instagram.
For years, I've been photographing all around the world. But in all that time, there hasn't been a place that has grabbed me in the way that Myanmar (Burma) has.
After years of research and experience on the ground in Myanmar, it's finally time. I've spent months planning and preparing with my team to create a trip you won't soon forget, and I'm very excited to invite you to join us.
This is an extraordinary time to visit Myanmar. So if you've ever thought about a journey to Myanmar... I'm telling you that now is the time.
On Thursday June 16th at 7:00pm, I'll be presenting an artist talk entitled "Behind the Stories of 'This Myanmar Life'" at The Gallery @ Frances Morrison in Saskatoon, Canada.
"Hear and see the stories behind the stories of the exhibition, "This Myanmar Life," as photographer Dustin Main talks about secret police, lost passports, and disappearing friends during his five year documentary project."
Nearly five years ago, I took my first trip to Myanmar (Burma). Before I stepped across that border that very first time, there would have been no way for me to know that I would be traveling back more than a dozen times through the beginning of 2016, and spending more than a year in the country documenting the changes in Myanmar through the stories of the citizens.
Today marks the opening of my debut photography exhibition which melds stories with images called "This Myanmar Life" in Saskatoon, Sk Canada. It's a unique project that flows into the online world with additional stories to follow, as well as more information about the project.
Transportation is a funny thing in Myanmar (Burma). Slow, loud and dirty are adjectives you could use to describe most of them, and safety is pretty questionable as well. But the sheer variety available makes for a fascinating combination of new and old methods you should check out for yourself during your next visit to the country.
I spent even more time sharing on Instagram in 2015. More than 20 countries were featured out of hundreds of images I shot and shared from around the world. So as 2015 turns to 2016, I thought it would be a good idea to look back and see what the cream of the crop (at least decided by good, old-fashioned "likes") rose to the top.