Tran Tuan Viet

Trần Tuấn Việt (Tran Tuan Viet) is an award-winning Vietnamese photographer and internationally published visual-storyteller, currently based in Hanoi, Vietnam. Being passionate about photography since 2007, Viet offers in his photographs the beauty of his motherland.

Devoted to dedication and creativity, Viet’s work is being commissioned by reputed clients including Google, Canon, Honda, Samsung, Hyundai, Xiaomi, Intel, NVIDIA, Unilever, etc. Viet’s photos are also widely published by renowned media outlets such as National Geographic, Discovery, Smithsonian, Forbes, CNN, The Guardian, etc.

Honored to be called “the photographer who brings the images of Vietnam to the world”  (Vietnam News Agency, VnExpress, Tuổi Trẻ, Dân Trí, etc…), Viet uses photography to tell the world the beauty of Vietnam.


Media Quotes

Tran Tuan Viet: Bringing Vietnam closer to the world

The 2017 Vietnam Excellence Photographer of the Year takes a humanist approach when capturing his images and photo stories to offer a positive, beautiful, and benevolent gaze of his motherland. From an amateur, Viet has grown to become an award-winning visual storyteller as he captures candid shots of life in Vietnam, contrasting its imposing landscape with its unassuming people.

The profound simplicity of Vietnamese daily life can be witnessed through moments of innocence, intimacy and freshness that mark his photo stories of Vietnam. Today, his work featuring Vietnam’s people, landscape, and traditional culture, is commissioned by international clients, and has also been published widely by renowned worldwide media.

— Sharjah Government Media Bureau

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As you might expect from someone’s whose art has been praised by National Geographic, his Instagram feed is one jaw-dropping snap after another. Thankfully, his photos celebrate not only stunning landscapes, but also the pure beauty of everyday scenes in Vietnam.

— Vietnam National Administration of Tourism

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Campaign & Projects

Tran Tuan Viet is a distinguished influencer and Key Opinion Leader (KOL) known for his expertise in photography and social media. With a keen eye for visuals and a strong online presence, he is excited to collaborate on photography projects and social media campaigns.

Viet’s passion for storytelling through photography and his influential reach make him an ideal partner for engaging and impactful campaigns. Below are some of the campaigns he has executed for various brands throughout the years.

2024

  • Xiaomi Vietnam / Xiaomi 14 Ultra
  • Techcombank / Hanoi Autumn Marathon
  • Samsung Vietnam / Galaxy S24 Ultra AI – Samsung Eureka

2023

  • VinWonders / Maroon 5 at 8Wonder Festival, Phu Quoc, Vietnam
  • X-Men / International Men Day
  • Xiaomi Vietnam / Xiaomi 13T Pro
  • VinWonders / Wakeup KOC
  • Dulux / Maxilite Nature Colors for Home
  • MSI / Laptop Stealth Studio 16
  • NVIDIA / NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060
  • VinWonders / Charlie Puth at 8Wonder Festival, Nha Trang
  • Techcombank / Be Greater
  • X-Men / X-Men For Boss Legend 2023
  • SanDiskAPAC / Extreme PRO
  • Samsung Vietnam / Galaxy S23 Ultra
  • Epson / EcoTank
  • Intel / Intel Creative Fest

2022

  • Xiaomi Vietnam / Xiaomi 12T Pro – Make Moments Mega
  • Carlsberg / 175 Years Anniversary
  • Shell / Dare to Ride on Discovery Channel
  • Unilever / Green Future
  • Google Vietnam / Doodle Son Doong
  • TCMotor / Hyundai iOniq 5
  • Canon Asia / Canon EOS R5

2021

  • Samsung Vietnam / Galaxy S21 Ultra
  • Hyundai / Tucson 2022
  • Honda / Super Cub C125
  • Samsung Global / Life Refocused: Capture What Matters #withGalaxy S21
  • vivo Vietnam / X60 Pro
  • Bamboo Airways / Green Flash

2020

  • Hyundai / Kona – Satisfy Exploration
  • King Coffee
  • The Manor / Central Park Hanoi
  • Gojek / Gojek Vietnam
  • vivo Vietnam / X50 Pro
  • Samsung Vietnam / Galaxy A51 & A71

2019

  • Google / Wonders of Vietnam
  • Hyundai / Miss Hyundai by TC Motor
  • VSmart / VSmart Live
  • VinFast / Exploring Ha Giang

2018

  • Canon Vietnam / Canon Photomarathon
  • Canon Vietnam / Brand Representative
  • NiSi / Brand Ambassador

2017

  • Canon Vietnam / EOS 6D mark II
  • VTV1 / Bản tình ca của đá
  • Canon Vietnam / EOS M6

As a curator and judge, Viet showcases his expertise and discerning eye, promoting exceptional talent within the photography community. His achievements include exhibitions at renowned galleries, features in leading photography publications for National Geographic (magazine, photography books, almanac…), and accolades from prestigious competitions, collectively demonstrating Viet’s artistic vision, technical prowess, and enduring impact on the photography world.

Judge & Curator

2024

  • Hanoi Tourism Department / “Welcome Hanoi City” photo contest
  • Xiaomi Vietnam / Xiaomi Imagery Awards Vietnam

2023

  • Vietnam Airlines / Heritage Magazine photography contest
  • Xiaomi Vietnam / Xiaomi Photo Marathon Ho Chi Minh City
  • 2022 – Earth.Org / Global Wildlife & Natural World Photography Competition
  • Canon Vietnam / Moments of Tet
  • Xiaomi Vietnam / Make Moments Mega photo contest
  • Earth.Org / Global Wildlife & Natural World Photography Competition

2021

  • World Water Day Photo Contest
  • Bamboo Airways / Green Flash
  • VanPhu Invest / Moments of Life

2020

  • Earth.Org / Global Wildlife & Natural World Photography Competition
  • Gump / Global Photography Contest
  • Vietnam PR Network / “Resilient Moment” photo contest
  • vivo / #PhotographyRedefined global photo contest
  • Samsung / “Capture the Art with Galaxy A” photography contest
  • Hyundai / “Unleash Discovery” visual storytelling contest
  • Jillian / “Journeys” visual storytelling competition

2019

  • Hyundai / Miss Hyundai by TC Motors

2018

  • Canon / Canon Photomarathon Vietnam
  • Changevn / Air Pollution photo contest
  • Da Nang tourism / Da Nang fantasticity travel photo contest
  • VTV / VTV6’s “Lam Mot Nhay” photo contest
  • DMFG / Daily Moments photo competition

Achievement

2024

  • World Photography Organisation / Sony World Photography Awards

2023

  • Nature Photographer of the Year Award

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

2017

  • VAPA / Vietnam’s Excellence Photography of the Year Award 2017
  • Golden Award of 9th Int’l Artistic Photo Contest in Vietnam
  • National Geographic Magazine / Visions of Earth, June 2017 issue

Client & Partner

Viet’s client portfolio boasts collaborations with esteemed brands and organizations across various industries, showcasing his versatility and creative approach in photography and social media campaigns. His trusted partnerships reflect his ability to deliver impactful visual content tailored to meet diverse client needs and objectives.

 
Google
Samsung
Hyundai
Canon
Honda
SONY
Daniel Kordan
Unilever
Xiaomi
DJI
SanDisk
Seagate
NVIDIA
Dulux
Viettel
Intel
Xposure
Bamboo Airways
Vietcombank
Gojek
vivo
Vietnam Airlines
Carlsberg
Vingroup
Techcombank
Earth.Org
An Binh Bank
Vinamilk
Heritage Inflight Magazine
VinFast
VinWonders
The PAN Group
Shell
Quang Binh Tourism
MSI
VSmart
Synology
ChangeVN
Sunworld
Fusion
Oxalis
Huda
Iceland Photo Tours
NiSi
Peak Design
Topas Ecolodge
Pharmacity
PrimaArt
MStarCorp
XMen
Candela
Romano
 

Tran Tuan Viet’s impressive career is punctuated by a diverse array of exhibitions and accolades that underscore his artistic talent and dedication to photography. His work has been celebrated and honored with prestigious awards, affirming his skill and contribution to the art form. Viet’s exhibitions and awards collectively highlight his artistic journey and establish him as a respected figure in the photography community, both locally and internationally.

Exhibition

2024

  • World Photography Awards Exhibition / Somerset House, London, United Kingdom

2023

  • 16th Environmental Photographer of the Year 2023
  • 4th ColorPro Awards: A Global Visual Arts Competition RISE / United Kingdom, Taiwan & Vietnam
  • Vietnam National Authority of Tourism / Amazing Vietnam
  • Vietnam Association of Photographic Artist VN-23 / Hanoi, Vietnam

2021

  • Xposure International Photography Festival / Sharjah, U.A.E
  • Google Arts & Culture / Wonders of Vietnam
  • Vietnam Association of Photographic Artist VN-21 / Hanoi, Vietnam

2020

  • Travel Photographers of the Year / London, United Kingdom
  • World Water Day, Italy

2019

  • Vietnam Association of Photographic Artist VN-19 / Hanoi, Vietnam

2018

  • Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs / Session “Learning about Vietnam” – Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Vietnam Youth photo award / Hanoi, Vietnam

2017

  • Vietnam Association of Photographic Artist VN-17 / Hanoi, Vietnam

2016

  • Hanoi Association of Artistic Photography exhibition / Hanoi, Vietnam

Award

2024

  • World Photography Organisation / Sony World Photography Awards

2023

  • Monochrome Photography Award / Honorable Mentions
  • Environmental Photographer of the Year / Finalist
  • ColorPro Awards: A Global Visual Arts Competition RISE / Finalist

2022

  • Monochrome Photography Award / Honorable Mentions
  • The Epson International Pano Awards / Silver & Bronze Award
  • Minimalist Photography Awards / Honorable Mentions
  • Travel Photographer of the Year / Finalist
  • CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year / Finalist
  • 18th Smithsonian Magazine Annual Photo Contest / Winner

2020

  • HIPA International Photography Award / Finalist
  • Fun, Architecture, Eyes of Agora Contest / Winner
  • World Water Day photo competition / Finalist

2019

  • Travel Photographer of the Year / Special Mention
  • HIPA Award / Shortlist
  • IPA Int’l Photography Awards – OneShot : Movement
  • CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year / Special Mention
  • The 10th International Artistic photo contest in Vietnam / Honorable Mentions

2018

  • HIPA Award / Finalist
  • 15th Smithsonian Magazine Annual Photo Contest / Winner

2017

  • Vietnam Excellence Photography Award / Winner
  • The 9th International Artistic photo contest in Vietnam / Gold medal

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