Taylor Weidman

Taylor Weidman

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Taylor Weidman | Chiang Mai Photographer

Taylor is an American-born Chiang Mai photographer who has lived and worked in Asia for the last decade. His editorial assignments cover breaking news and features, while his self-driven work concentrates on intimatequirky, and overlooked stories. Clients include National GeographicThe Wall Street JournalBBCCNNAl JazeeraGEONature, and others. He is a regular assignment photographer for Getty Images and Bloomberg and his archives are represented by Redux Pictures.

Taylor’s work has covered a broad spectrum of commercial projects with commissions ranging from fashion to manufacturing to advertising. Clients include international NGO’s, fashion brands, airlines, and retailers.

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About Chiang Mai

In Thailand, Chiang Mai is referred to as “the Jewel of the North.” The city itself is bursting with culture and you can spend days exploring Chiang Mai’s many temples, waterfalls, artisan shops, and markets. Outside of the city, northern Thailand is home to the mountainous jungle and infamous Golden Triangle where Thailand’s many hill tribes live. Traveling by foot, bicycle, and motorbike, I’ve explored the entire region from the Mekong River on the Lao border to the Salween on Myanmar’s.

After living and photographing in Brazil, Mongolia, Nepal, and the US, I came to Chiang Mai 4 years ago to present an exhibition of some of my photography work at a local gallery and quickly realized that this was the city where I wanted to be based.

My photography work has taken me all over Asia, but I’ve been lucky to be able to concentrate much of my time and assignments working as a Chiang Mai photographer. While here, I’ve covered everything from beetle fighting and monk initiations, to coffee production and rocket festivals, and I look forward to continue learning about this fascinating region.

If you’re interested in coverage from the region, please don’t hesitate to contact me.