We’ve arrived in Mandalay! The giant guardian lions guarding Mandalay Hill entrance are awesome, Myanmar (Burma).
Mandalay was the capital of the last independent Burmese kingdom prior to Myanmar being conquered by the British in 1886. Buddha is believed to have climbed Mandalay Hill on one of his visits to Myanmar; it’s been an important pilgrimage site for Burmese Buddhists for nearly 2,000 years.
Street photographer Ehsan Hemmati is a master at depicting surreal and magical moments from the streets of Kermanshah, Iran and beyond. We asked him a few questions about his approach to photography.