Discover Vietnam landscape through photos by Pham Huy Trung



Pham Huy Trung is a photography lover, a nationally and internationally acclaimed photographer currently working as an Independent Photographer for special projects of prestigious organizations such as National Geographic, global institutions, and private clients. He has been Chairman of Socom Media for more than 11 years, which was previously a telecommunication company and now is a leading company in taking photos and producing videos for local and foreign companies, especially industrial companies. He is also a judger of Asia Pacific Stevie Awards for Corporate Communications/PR Publications & Video category and a judger of 35awards – International Photography Awards.

He graduated from Hanoi University of Technology, Viet Nam in 2002 and attended Chalmers University in Sweden in 2005 for a Master of Science in Telecommunication. While studying in Sweden, Trung was offered a job at a Japanese company in Vietnam in 2006 but he ended up his career in telecommunication in 2016 when he found his old Nikon camera on his bookshelf and made it happen. From nothing about photography, Trung kept taking shots and sharing his photos on the National Geographic’s Your Shot Daily Dozen, and just in 2 years, he got the highest number of photos published on this community in Viet Nam. From this time, he has been spending his lifetime on capturing the heritage of Vietnam from above and continuously received nearly 50 prestigious awards in the world.

Sony World Photo Awards

"In the middle of the Melaleuca Forest", Pham Huy Trung received his first-ever photography awards - Sony World Photography Awards 2018: the 1st in the national award, commended in the travel category.

 Sony Photography Award 2019

"Flower on the Sea", Pham Huy Trung received Sony World Photography Awards 2019: the 2nd prize Vietnam national award, shortlist in the travel category.

Sony world photography award 2020

"Harvest Water Lilies", Pham Huy Trung received Sony World Photography Awards 2020: shortlist in the travel category.


35awards 2018

"Passing the sand dune", Pham Huy Trung received 35awards 2018: the first award Drone Photo Winner.


35awards 2019

 "Homeward Bound", Pham Huy Trung received 35awards 2019: the first award motion Winner.

35awards 2020  "Harvesting water-chestnuts", Pham Huy Trung received 35awards 2020: the first award aerial photography Winner. With this award, in three consecutive years, Trung broke the record with three first awards in Viet Nam and was invited to be a judger of 35awards in 2022.   

Drone Photo Awards 2021

 "Fishing in Mangrove Forest", Pham Huy Trung received Drone Photo Awards 2021, the first prize, people category


Additionally, Trung’s photographs are shown at more than 10 prestigious exhibitions in the world where they receive critical acclaim as being among the best in the world.

Sony World Photography Award 2018Trung's photo was exhibited in Summerset House in 2019 for Sony World Photography Awards – London the photograph title “In the Melaleuca Forest”.


Siena Award 2019

Trung's photos were exhibited in Siena Awards Exhibition in 2019, 2020, 2021 for Siena International Photography Awards – Siena, Tuscany, Italy with the photograph title “Fun in Sand Dunes”, "Water Lilies Harvest Season" and "Fisherman in a mangrove forest". 


Photo exhibition

Trung's photos were exhibited in Foto art festival 2021, Bielsko-Biała Museum (the Castle of the Sułkowski Princes) Poland.

 And he got many other national and international awards in the world... 

Many prestigious television stations, magazines, and art galleries in the world featured his artworks and endorsed his effort: 


  • National Geographic Magazine, March 2019, page 144.
  • Kijk magazine, April 2019, Netherlands.
  • Heritage Magazine, Viet Nam (2018, 2019). 
  • Vietnam Television (VTV1)
  • Ho Chi Minh Television (HTV7). 
  • Agora
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