Shangri-La: the Elusive Paradise
Dates: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 – Drinks Reception & Book Signing 6:30pm; Lecture 7:30pm
Location: Auditorium, 1/F, Duke of Windsor Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Hong Kong
Mike will be speaking and sharing photos from his latest book, Shangri-La – Along the Tea Horse Road to Lhasa. For details, visit the Royal Geographical Society.
Wing On Travel
Dates: Thursday, November 14, 2013
Location: Hong Kong
Mike will be giving a presentation for Wing On Travel. For more information visit Wing On Travel.
Fangsuo Commune Bookstore
Dates: Friday, November 15, 2013 – 7:30pm
Location: 383 Tianhe Rd. (at MU35 of TaiKoo Hui), Guangzhou, China
Mike will be giving a slideshow presentation to be followed by a book signing.
Elusive Paradise: Michael Yamashita’s Shangri-La (along the tea road to Lhasa)
Dates: Thursday, December 19, 2013 – 6:30 – 8:00pm
Location: Annenberg Space for Photography – 2000 Avenue of the Stars in Century City, Los Angeles, California
Mike will be speaking and sharing photos from his latest book, Shangri-La – Along the Tea Horse Road to Lhasa. Online registration begins December 11. For details, visit the Annenberg Space for Photography.
Patterns of Light
Dates: October 4, 2013 – December 5, 2013
Location: Open Shutter, Durango, Colarado, USA
Blackbox Workshop – Masters of Photography Series – Zhangjiajie
Dates: Thursday, January 2 – Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Location: Zhangjiajie, Hunan, China
Join Mike for this week-long photography workshop exploring Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Capture the beauty of this breathtaking natural landscape, noted for its lush vegetation, unique sandstone pillars, pristine waters and a wide variety of flora and fauna. For more information, visit Blackbox Workshop.
Myanmar, A Cultural and Photographic Exploration
Dates: Sunday, January 11 – Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Mike will be joining adventure travel photographer and outdoors man, Jock Montgomery, to lead a photographic exploration visiting the people and places of Myanmar. Mingle with a variety of ethnic groups: the colorful Shan, Palong, Akha hill tribes, the unique leg rowing fishermen of Inle Lake, the burgundy-robed Theravada monks and, of course, the everyday citizens wearing simple sandals and lungis (sarongs). All this is highlighted against a spectacular background of natural and devotional beauty, from stunning rural landscapes to ancient temples and ruins. For more information, view the flip-book brochure/mobile version.
National Geographic Expeditions: China Photo Adventure
Dates: Monday, April 7 – Thursday, April 17, 2014
Location: The Tea Horse Road and Shangri-La
Soaring, ice-glazed mountains that slide into deep river gorges, high alpine villages where ethnic Tibetans live as they have for centuries, and mountain monasteries filled with red-robed monks: these are what make China’s Yunnan province a thrilling place for a photographer to explore. Set off along the ancient Tea Horse trade route, hiking to remote villages and sacred mountains on the way to Shangri-La. Photograph stupas against a backdrop of pointed peaks and colorfully dressed farmers at work in their terraced fields. Get to know the local people and document their timeless way of life as we make our way toward the Tibetan plateau. For more information, visit National Geographic Expeditions.