Jittrapon Kaicome (b.1984). A documentary photographer born and raised in Chiang Mai, Thailand. He mainly focuses on personal projects in Southeast Asian countries reflecting on Environmental crisis related to Climate Change in Thailand and nearby countries in the Mekong region. He has been monitoring causes and changes in weather phenomena which will later lead to extreme weather events, as well as human rights issues of ethnic minority people have been exploited by the Burmese military creating displacement along the Myanmar-Thailand border. He has a belief that still pictures can make an impact and bestow understanding of our society. Jittrapon’s work has been published by Al Jazeera, Le Monde, The Washington Post, The Diplomat, Channel News Asia and National Geographic Thailand.
And a local stringer for Agence France-Presse (AFP), Agencia EFE. Workshop: Granted a scholarship for photojournalism survival kit workshop with Ron Haviv by VII Academy.
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"Merit" is a name for “happiness”. It's what bursting inside,
it's a final destination that everyone is seeking for their whole life
but before they reach it, it has Stories, when everything;
“It comes, It stays and It goes”.
I'm on my journey, inspired by Buddhist philosophy.