PRESS RELEASE: Burmese Light reveals the beauty of an ancient land

The remarkable beauty of a re-emerging land and its people is brought to life through the lens of Hans Kemp, with text by Tom Vater...

Burmese Light: Impressions of the Golden Land  by Hans Kemp, with Tom Vater; 208 pages, all colour; 245 x 195mm; published by Visionary World / May 2013.  £22 / flexibound.

Burma, or Myanmar, is an ancient land across which many cultures have flourished throughout the ages. Photographer and publisher Hans Kemp has created a book of superb quality that vividly captures the varied textures of this amazing land and its people, supported by writer Tom Vater’s evocative prose.
These stunning images cover the entirety of a diverse nation, and offer the reader an invaluable insight into the real Burma, just as it is opening its doors and moving towards the light.

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