I can be an asshole of the grandest kind

I can be the moodiest baby, and you've never met anyone

Who is as negative as I am sometimes

I am the wisest girl you've ever met

I'm the kindest soul with whom you've connected

I have the bravest heart that you've ever seen

And you've never met anyone

Who is as positive as I am sometimes

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Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the places and moments that take our breath away.

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Amaury says:

J'aime les photos qui racontent une histoire (avant......pendant........après.......), qui te délivrent une émotion forte....... J'aime vraiment le regard que Zenith porte et ces instants captés avec sensibilité. Ces émotions nous transportent hors du temps.

February 6, 2010
Gary says:

After reading various testimonials I don't think anyone could really add anything ! Upon viewing her photos, at times I had to stop to wipe the tears from my eyes so I could continue ! Some were the kind that nightmares are made of, extremely emotional ! Some were funny, sad, cute, interesting, and some made you feel h… Read more

After reading various testimonials I don't think anyone could really add anything ! Upon viewing her photos, at times I had to stop to wipe the tears from my eyes so I could continue ! Some were the kind that nightmares are made of, extremely emotional ! Some were funny, sad, cute, interesting, and some made you feel helpless. Fantasic work !! Thank you !!

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September 4, 2009

When I first saw her photos, I didn't think that she was a Vietnamese. It makes her different by spoiling what "normal" photographers in Vietnam ( I mean native ) can't see.

April 2, 2008
cafetran says:

Haven't seen your photos for a while. 'They've improved lots and each photo tells a story. Great job. I love checking out your pool of photos.

February 9, 2008
dynamic sign (deleted)

Zenith! Nothing less than amazing... She has an alert vision and gallons of ideas which she expresses beautifully through her snaps...

October 8, 2007
gabriel says:

She keeps her eyes wide open.........which is hard............i think she takes risks........... a risky eyes wide camara lady! I give my applause! dr g

June 10, 2007

Phuong has a very stunning portfolio!! It is one of the best portfolio I've ever seen!!! Congrats Phuong!!

January 30, 2007

An exceptional gift is shared through Phuong's photographs. She captures the essence of the living condition both external and internal. Browsing her photostream is always an education and inspirational...as I'm sure you'll agree. I am so pleased to witness such a talent, and never cease to be impressed by her work. … Read more

An exceptional gift is shared through Phuong's photographs. She captures the essence of the living condition both external and internal. Browsing her photostream is always an education and inspirational...as I'm sure you'll agree. I am so pleased to witness such a talent, and never cease to be impressed by her work. Thank you Phuong for sharing so freely.

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December 18, 2006

Hi Phuong, I don't know much about you. All i've learned about you are from your amazing photo sets. I believe you are a young girl with a deeply emotional soul. I wish I could see you sometime to talk about your photography passion. Goodluck.

October 29, 2006

From the first time I take a look to your photos I was immediately captivated by your work.Your photosets are a magical dicovery for me. I am amazed at your camera technique . You have a remarkable collection of stunning picrures. congratulations wirh your work.

October 1, 2006
khasan says:

The lens of your camera is the extension of your eyes, and your wonderful pictures took me back to Vietnam, my home land . Thank you Phuong.

August 20, 2006

Zenith's photo stream is one of the most interesting ones of flickr, not only because of the quality of her pictures, but due her ability to tell a story with them, giving us an insight in her life and her country. And all this in a lovely way, without being too sentimental. It's just quite right :)

August 10, 2006
De Shark says:

I know Zenith through her photographs which depict such beauty and human emotion, she is truly one of my favorite contacts because I know when I see her work I will be impressed by yet another photographic delight. Thank you Zenith for showing me your world which is elegant, mysterious, and beautiful. Don't ever faul… Read more

I know Zenith through her photographs which depict such beauty and human emotion, she is truly one of my favorite contacts because I know when I see her work I will be impressed by yet another photographic delight. Thank you Zenith for showing me your world which is elegant, mysterious, and beautiful. Don't ever faulter from your path..

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July 26, 2006
Ylfa Mist says:

I ´m always happy when she posts a new picture. And I love every single one of it! She is one of my most favorite Flickr´s and I think I don´t put anyone elses pics as often to my faves! She lives thousends of miles away from me but still I feel what kind of person she is. Her eye for people is extraordenery, she is a… Read more

I ´m always happy when she posts a new picture. And I love every single one of it! She is one of my most favorite Flickr´s and I think I don´t put anyone elses pics as often to my faves! She lives thousends of miles away from me but still I feel what kind of person she is. Her eye for people is extraordenery, she is a thoughtful person, that I can tell, only by vewing her photostream. Ecspecially her portraits. I would love to meet this talented young woman behind the camera one day, in person. Well... who knows? It´s a dream that might come true one fine day!

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July 21, 2006
Tung says:

I didnt figure out what people take portrait photos for, till I saw your collection. Keep going :D

July 19, 2006

What can I say about Phuong that hasn't already been said! She is one the most talented photographers on flickr. I am so happy I found her. Her photography of the people in and around where she lives is truly phenomenal. She brings such depth to all her work. The people become larger than life in front of her came… Read more

What can I say about Phuong that hasn't already been said! She is one the most talented photographers on flickr. I am so happy I found her. Her photography of the people in and around where she lives is truly phenomenal. She brings such depth to all her work. The people become larger than life in front of her camera! Thank you Phuong for giving me a glipse of your beautiful world! :^)

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July 8, 2006

Zenith Phuongsshows us a cutting edge photo journelistic style shooting. She a great eye for bringing a crisp reality to her subjects, some of her shots are worthy to grace the pages of National Geographic. I have learnt to take better photos becuase of her.

July 8, 2006
gifted mask (deleted)

If your reading this testimonial you might have already seen Phuong's photos and know that she is one of the most outstanding photographers here on Flickr. If not, forget what I'm writing here and go to her photostream... Phuong's images portray the beauty, joy, landscape and people of Viet Nam as no other photographer… Read more

If your reading this testimonial you might have already seen Phuong's photos and know that she is one of the most outstanding photographers here on Flickr. If not, forget what I'm writing here and go to her photostream... Phuong's images portray the beauty, joy, landscape and people of Viet Nam as no other photographer has ever done! Her photostream is the first place I check out when I get on line, and I'm sure that what you will also be doing after a look at her amazing photographs.Phuong has a great eyes to see the fantastic in everyday life , the courage to capture images other people would run from and the skill to produce an image of such quality that it belongs on the pages of National Geographic. Her photostream is a MUST, but beware... it is addictive!!!

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July 7, 2006

I always love to see what is new from Zenith. Her candid shots of ordinary people are anything but. I repeatedly let her know that her work reminds me of the pics I like best in National Geographic and that her emotions are really tied to the click of the camera lens.

June 17, 2006
fmp_it says:

I met Zenith on Flickr just a couple of days ago and ‘till then I couldn’t stop looking to her pictures. The reason lies not only in the quality of her shots (there’s a plenty of excellent photographers in this community) but in the fact that quite any shot is a story, well depicted in images and textes (many time she… Read more

I met Zenith on Flickr just a couple of days ago and ‘till then I couldn’t stop looking to her pictures. The reason lies not only in the quality of her shots (there’s a plenty of excellent photographers in this community) but in the fact that quite any shot is a story, well depicted in images and textes (many time she uses lyrics to describe the picture, and this let you image her choosen soundtrack). It is very rare to meet a person able to read so deep into the reality and so available to share her vision with others. She demonstrates her passion about photography in many way: have a look to the section of “replicas” of original famous b/w pictures from the Vietnam War in the ’70. Very good!!! Go on, Zenith!!!

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June 16, 2006
Broken Bridge (deleted)

Zenith Phuong is one of my favorite contacts here on flickr. Not noly does she take very impressive portraits, but she is a very special person either. She is very warm-hearted and so I love to read her comments and contributions. I rarely miss a new addition to her photostream because they are so excellently done. He… Read more

Zenith Phuong is one of my favorite contacts here on flickr. Not noly does she take very impressive portraits, but she is a very special person either. She is very warm-hearted and so I love to read her comments and contributions. I rarely miss a new addition to her photostream because they are so excellently done. Her portrait work is really outstanding as she knows how to pack all the emotion into these pictures. Thank you Phuong, I'm glad I met you in this wonderful community.

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June 9, 2006

Zenith Phuong's photostream is one of my favorites on flickr. First, she portraits people in such an authentic and beautiful manner. Secondly, she transforms deep emotions to me. Zenith Phuong teaches me that internal silence can lead me to absolute happiness. Thank you for that!

June 8, 2006

she pretty much is a decent girl, who on a scale from one to she keeps it real, id rate keeps it real and a half. wow so much to say but so little time, just rember to bunch the keys like you are the bees knees

June 5, 2006
Abiding Yard (deleted)

One of the most talented young photographers I know. I just can't believe she's so young and so skilful. With her portraits she's able to capture deep sides of a soul and tell you the story of a life.

May 22, 2006

Phuong has some of the best people shots on Flickr. She is an awsome photographer, as well as a kind and wonderful perons.

May 16, 2006
Cautious Range (deleted)

I adore her pictures from the first moment I saw them. She has a great talent to capture people and street scenes, which I envy a little bit ;) Can't wait to see more when she comes back!

April 9, 2006
Glenn says:

Zenith Phuong is the bomb. My in-laws and my wife tell me stories about their last trip to Vietnam in 2002 and ZP's photos help me add images to their words...

April 3, 2006