lucforsyth Luc Forsyth

DP • Filmmaker • Photographer. Based in Mexico City.
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108 0 Feb 20, 2018
lucforsyth: A fisherman plies a man-made river in

A fisherman plies a man-made river in Yunnan province, China. As China rushes to dam the length of the Mekong (Yangtze) river, locals enjoy a fleeting boon from the reservoirs and waterways that result from construction. Yet I suspect that the long term environmental health of the region will suffer greatly.

131 2 Feb 19, 2018
lucforsyth: A family of Cham boat people at the

A family of Cham boat people at the confluence of the Mekong and Tonle Sap rivers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The Cham are a group of Southeast Asian muslims who are often found living on or near water.

219 4 Feb 15, 2018
lucforsyth: A Sadu man checks his text messages in

A Sadu man checks his text messages in a small workshop in Calcutta, India.

194 5 Feb 14, 2018
lucforsyth: Angelica, 8, stands in a staircase near the

Angelica, 8, stands in a staircase near the illegal squatter's shack where she lives with her father and two brothers in Manila. I met Angelica's family while wandering alone through the San Andres Bukit neighbourhood of the Philippine capital and ended up spending several days with them, learning about the struggles of urban homeless.

289 7 Feb 13, 2018
lucforsyth: Buddhist monks play a game of pickup basketball

Buddhist monks play a game of pickup basketball at their mountain top monastery in Zado, Tibet.

121 2 Feb 12, 2018
lucforsyth: Workers in a facility along the banks of

Workers in a facility along the banks of the Mekong River in Vietnam separate coconut husks to be used as insulation for karaoke rooms.

112 1 Feb 9, 2018
lucforsyth: Kids play in a half-destroyed house in

Kids play in a half-destroyed house in Tacloban in the aftermath of the 2014 super typhoon that killed thousands.

116 4 Feb 8, 2018
lucforsyth: A boy plays with a toy AK-47

A boy plays with a toy AK-47 in the village of Cizhong, .

227 5 Feb 7, 2018
lucforsyth: A crow hops between ledges in the village

A crow hops between ledges in the village of Rampur Hat, India. I stopped for tea during a brutal three day train journey and just happened to catch this guy before he made the leap.

130 3 Feb 6, 2018
lucforsyth: A Buddhist monk takes part in a protest

A Buddhist monk takes part in a protest against illegal deforestation in the Areng Valley. More than 50 monks hiked all night through the jungle to reach the valley, one of the only untouched wildernesses left in .

241 3 Feb 5, 2018
lucforsyth: A boy sits on the staircase that once

A boy sits on the staircase that once led to his family home before river erosion along the Mekong swept it away. Most of the sand from this part of Cambodia is harvested illegally and sent to construction projects in Singapore. While sand might seem like an essentially free resource, the global construction boom is consuming it at an unsustainable pace.

44 2 Feb 2, 2018
lucforsyth: Call to prayer in Dhaka, 2012. #Bangladesh #religion #

Call to prayer in Dhaka, 2012.