Hale-WorldPhotography -- Allen A Hale
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    My ambition and goal is to show extraordinary people doing ordinary things. In so doing, I wish to show how different people appear, to provide a glimpse of other cultures, to celebrate the diversity of mankind, and to demonstrate that despite our appearances we are so much alike.

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    Allen A Hale


    Wat Bang Phra Sak Yant Tattoo

    Photographs associated with magical tattoos being applied the evening ...

    Updated: Apr 10, 2014 6:57am PST

    Phra Maha Chedi Mongkol

    Photographs of an exquisite Theravada Buddhist shrine in Northeast Tha ...

    Updated: Mar 28, 2014 3:28am PST

    Bun Phawet Jataka Performance

    Photographs of night time performance of Vessantara Jataka as part of ...

    Updated: Mar 28, 2014 1:52am PST

    2 March 2014 Buddhist Funeral

    Photos of a Theravada Buddhist funeral out in the countryside of Isaan

    Updated: Mar 29, 2014 7:44am PST

    Red Lotus Sea (Thale Bua Daeng)

    Morning photographs of the red lotuses in Kumphawapi, Thailand

    Updated: Feb 25, 2014 11:18pm PST

    Khmu Snare Makers of the LPDR

    Photos of Khmu men, outside of Luang Prabang Laos, making snares to be ...

    Updated: Feb 03, 2014 9:19pm PST

    Vientiane Morning Market

    A morning at Vientiane's busy central market - Talad Sao

    Updated: Feb 01, 2014 11:17pm PST

    Knife Makers of Laos

    Documenting the cottage industry in the Luang Prabang region of the La ...

    Updated: Jan 28, 2014 12:56am PST

    Scenes From Theravada Buddhist Funerals

    Documenting two funerals and events leading up to them in Northeast Th ...

    Updated: Jan 27, 2014 10:13pm PST

    Isaan 2013 Rice Harvest

    Manual harvesting of sticky rice in Northeast Thailand near the Lao bo ...

    Updated: Jan 27, 2014 9:30pm PST

    Sakon Nakhon Wax Castle Festival 2013

    Photographs of an Isaan festival that celebrates the end of the 90 day ...

    Updated: Nov 07, 2013 9:33pm PST

    Making Pla Thu

    Making ubiquitous market fish speciality in Isaan

    Updated: Oct 31, 2013 5:01am PST

    Yellowstone National Park 2013

    Mid-June in Yellowstone National Park

    Updated: Aug 11, 2013 2:03am PST

    Isaan Rice Planting July 2013

    A collection of photographs documenting the planting of sticky rice by ...

    Updated: Jul 25, 2013 6:06am PST

    Shan Farmers

    Shan field workers harvesting garlic as well as soybeans in Maehongson ...

    Updated: May 07, 2013 7:52pm PST

    Poi Sang Long 2013

    Shan festival in Maehongson, Thailand when young boys are ordained as ...

    Updated: Apr 27, 2013 12:41am PST

    October 2012 Lao Loum Funerals

    Photographs documenting three Lao Loum funerals in Isaan.

    Updated: Oct 26, 2012 12:23am PST

    Sailfest Fireworks

    Photographs of the fireworks display over the Thames River in Connecti ...

    Updated: Aug 07, 2012 4:44am PST

    USAF Thunderbirds

    Photographs from the 2012 RI ANG Air Show at Quonset Point

    Updated: Jun 25, 2012 9:52am PST

    Rocketmen of Isaan

    Photographs documenting the Lao Loum ritual of "Bun Bang Fei" in the N ...

    Updated: Apr 25, 2012 10:23am PST

    Isaan Lao Loum Funeral Ritual

    Photographs documenting the Lao Loum ethnic minority of Isaan (North E ...

    Updated: Apr 24, 2012 9:22am PST

    Two Funerals and An Exorcism

    Photographs of two funerals and the exorcism of a Lao Loum village in ...

    Updated: Nov 04, 2011 4:53pm PST

    Blue Angels 2011, 100 Years of Naval Aviation

    A photo ducumentary of a Blue Angels Flight Demonstration

    Updated: Oct 01, 2011 1:41pm PST

    The Games Some People Play

    Updated: Mar 17, 2011 12:46pm PST

    Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2010

    Photographs of the participants, spectators. and rituals that document ...

    Updated: Oct 28, 2010 1:20am PST

    Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival

    An Isaan celebration marking the start of Buddhist Lent in Northeast T ...

    Updated: Aug 22, 2010 11:56pm PST

    Phi Ta Khon Festival

    Photographs of Lao Loum handcrafted ghost masks and costumes

    Updated: Jun 18, 2010 6:15am PST

    Lanten New Years Celebration

    Scenes from Lanten people's celebration of their New Years (31 Jan)

    Updated: Apr 07, 2010 1:21am PST

    Muang Sing Market

    Scenes from the morning market in Muang Sing, Lao People's Democratic ...

    Updated: Mar 12, 2010 10:19pm PST

    Ban Sopsim - Khmu Village

    Glimpses into daily life in a small NW Laos village

    Updated: Mar 11, 2010 8:26pm PST

    Xieng Kok Market Day

    Scenes from the Xieng Kok, Laos Market

    Updated: Mar 10, 2010 11:20pm PST

    Monks In The Mist

    Photos of Monks of Ban Khone, Laos on their morning alms walk (Tak Bar ...

    Updated: Feb 14, 2010 8:45pm PST

    Lao Loum Funeral - Same Same But Different

    A Buddhist funeral in Isaan for a Lao Loum man

    Updated: Feb 25, 2010 5:45am PST

    Monks in the Morning

    A morning spent with the Monks of Ban Khone, Lao People's Democratic R ...

    Updated: Feb 13, 2010 2:12am PST

    Isaan Elementary School Field Day

    Year end athletic competition between elementary school students from ...

    Updated: Jan 04, 2010 7:51pm PST

    Lao Loum Funeral Ritual

    Photos of the various merit making activities and rituals associated w ...

    Updated: Jan 04, 2010 6:33am PST

    Isaan Rice Harvest November 2009

    Harvesting and Threshing this year's crop that was planted in July

    Updated: Nov 22, 2009 6:04am PST

    Isaan Rice Planting July 2009

    Photographs of Lao Loum people planting this year's rice crop in North ...

    Updated: Jul 23, 2009 5:00am PST

    Yellowstone National Park June 2009

    Grizzly and Black Bears, Moose, Elk and Landscapes

    Updated: Jul 02, 2009 9:17am PST

    Isaan Go-Go Girls

    Preparing and performing at various shows in the region

    Updated: Feb 22, 2013 5:28am PST

    Death in Isaan, Buddhist Funeral

    Poor Lao Loum woman's funeral in Tahsang Village in Northeast Thailand

    Updated: Apr 21, 2009 6:45am PST

    Poi Sang Long Festival 2009

    Shan Festival of Poi Sang Long In Maehongson

    Updated: Apr 16, 2009 2:52am PST

    Runny Noses and Dirty Faces - Children

    Children from Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, China, Cambodia, and the USA

    Updated: Jan 18, 2013 6:41pm PST

    Laos December 2008

    New Year Celebrations of Hmong and Khmu Hill Tribe People In Laos

    Updated: Jan 10, 2009 10:57pm PST

    Thailand 22 November 2008 Rice Threshing

    Threshing rice that was planted in July - Isaan Region of NE Thailand

    Updated: Jan 10, 2009 11:09pm PST

    Thailand 27 July 2008 Rice Cultivation

    Planting rice in Isaan region of NE Thailand near Tahsang Village

    Updated: Aug 19, 2010 7:16am PST

    Thailand October 2008 Phuket Vegetarian Festival

    An awesome display of devotion, tattoos, and body piercing

    Updated: Jan 10, 2009 11:19pm PST

    Thailand June 2008 Bangkok

    Bangkok attractions including Grand Palace and Wat Pho

    Updated: Feb 09, 2009 2:57am PST

    Vietnam May 2008 Street Posters

    Colorful graphic arts from streets of Hanoi Vietnam

    Updated: Jan 24, 2009 3:26am PST

    Vietnam April 2008 Sapa

    Landscapes and People of the Hill Tribe Region Around Sapa

    Updated: Feb 02, 2009 3:15am PST

    Cambodia August 2007

    Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Tonle Sap Lake

    Updated: Jan 10, 2009 11:12pm PST

    Hill Tribe Textile Art

    Hmong, Lisu, Akha, Yao and Paduang textiles

    Updated: Jan 24, 2009 5:42am PST

    Thailand Chiang Mai July 2007

    Chiang Mai region of Thailand to visit Hill Tribe people

    Updated: Jan 18, 2009 1:57am PST

    Thailand Chiang Rai, May 2007

    Hill Tribe peoples of the Golden Triangle Area of Thailand

    Updated: Jan 17, 2009 2:00am PST

    Thailand Maehongson April 2007

    Maehongson's Padaung, Lahu, Lisu, and Karen people

    Updated: Jan 14, 2009 4:51am PST

    Thailand April 2007 Maehongson Part 2

    Padaung, Lisu, Lahu Hill Tribe people, Freida,

    Updated: Jan 20, 2009 12:52am PST

    Thailand June 2007 Wat Sothon Wararam Waraihan

    Lakhon chatri dancers and photos of chapel (ubosoth)

    Updated: Feb 18, 2009 11:30pm PST

    Maehongson December 2006

    Highlights of my second trip to the Thai-Myanmar Border Region

    Updated: Sep 24, 2009 4:31am PST

    Thailand Maehongson October 2006

    Thailand Burma Border Region Hill Tribe peoples

    Updated: Jan 10, 2009 11:20pm PST

    China October 2004

    Special guided photography tour of Rivers and Mountains of China

    Updated: Aug 19, 2009 2:35am PST

    Peru June 2003

    Intiraymi, Festival of Corpus Christi, and Winter Solstice

    Updated: Jan 10, 2009 11:03pm PST

    Alberta Canada 2003

    Various Alberta landscape and wildlife photographs

    Updated: Dec 08, 2009 6:57am PST

    Brasil - Foz do Iguacu

    One of the great natural wonders of the world on the border of Brasil, ...

    Updated: Aug 26, 2009 8:24am PST

    Brasil, Lapa - Feast of Corpus Christi

    Photos of the celebration of the Feast of Corpus Christi

    Updated: Aug 26, 2009 8:28am PST

    Congonhas do Campo, Brasil

    Pilgrimage to O Santuario de Bom Jesus de Matosinhos

    Updated: Sep 26, 2009 12:43am PST

    Brasil - Ouro Preto

    A colonial town located in the Brasilian state of Minais Gerais

    Updated: Aug 27, 2009 3:01am PST

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