I think I think too much,
but most of the time I know how
My Vietnamese name, An Hoa
means peace and tranquility,
two of my most favorite things
in the world.
A doctoral student most of the time
and image-maker sometimes,
I enjoy studies of people
because the face
is a canvas of emotion.
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"I love Mai An Hoa`s pictures. Diving into her stream is like going into a place of beauty and tranquility. Her ability to vary and to show us different sides of her life behind the lens is just admirable. Her portraits are beyond great. I love them. Look at the way she is using the light and how she uses shadows with outstanding results.
I like to repeat what jody9 has said as she put is so precisely: “She is a treasure of both talent and generosity of spirit. I'm so glad that she is my flickr friend.”"
April 27th, 2008
"An is a bit of a treasure, and I know I can't keep her all to myself but I like to imagine I can. She'll break your heart in a good way, and then put it back together. Also, the world appears to arrange itself in beautiful harmonies just as she's coming along with her camera. Must be coincidence, I suppose."
March 25th, 2008
Paolo Carpo says:
"Often you can see a photo and thinkin': "oh God...i should have taken this pic!!!". Well, when I look at the masterpieces of Mai An Hoa I always think this!
She is a real artist, a master in using light. You have to see her stream!!!"
October 9th, 2007
Hi Gareth Davies says:
"Princess of Salon and Mistress of story telling, Aloha is forging her own style strong and showing that she is a master of many types of photography.
Browsing through her photostream will take you to many places and fill you with many emotions.
Definitely a photographer to watch."
July 27th, 2007
Ken Baldwin says:
"Her photos are so rich in color, emotion and texture. They are a treat for the senses."
June 17th, 2007
"To view Mai An Hoa's photostream is to disappear into another world of beauty and stillness that resonate in your mind long after you've seen her images for the first time. Her passion and energy and technical expertise are evident in every image she presents to us. Every one is a unique treat from an artist with a unique vision. I look forward to every new image she posts on flickr. She is a treasure of both talent and generosity of spirit. I'm so glad that she is my flickr friend."
May 16th, 2007
Kim Denise says:
"Take a deep breath before visiting Mai An Hoa's photostream, as you will find yourself gasping again and again as each beautiful frame opens before you. Peace and tranquility, yes, but also drama, sensuality, and an unerring sense of rhythm infuse her work. I feel refreshed and inspired after each visit."
January 28th, 2007
- September 2006
- I am:
- Female and Taken
- doctoral student
- .: p o r t f o l i o :.