Author(s): Robert Dodge
From the watery and lush farmlands of the Mekong to the lush green rice paddies of the Red River region; from the crystal clear waters and sandy beaches of the coastline to the tropical mountains of the north; from the historic corridors of Hanoi to the bustling business, fashion and media center of Ho Chi Minh City, Dodge provides a captivating cross section of a country that has shaken off its violent past and now appears to be in constant motion. To be sure, Dodge's exploration reveals a country at a crossroads with serious economic and political challenges. But whatever Vietnam ultimately does to fix its economy or confront human rights issues, Dodge has provided viewers with a new and insightful perspective on a country that is once again connected to the United States and the West economically, politically and militarily.
Robert Dodge (born Miami Beach, Florida, 1952) is a commercial, editorial and fine arts photographer and writer in Washington DC. With more than 30 years in journalism and public relations, Robert is a seasoned communications professional. While photography has been a part of Robert's life since age 14, he spent more than 30 years as a newspaper writer and editor. He left The Dallas Morning News in 2006 where he had been a Washington correspondent for about 20 years. Robert believes that photography is often overlooked as a powerful tool in public affairs communications. Robert lives in Washington DC.