Vinai Dithajohn is a Bangkok-based photojournalist covering news and documentary stories in Thailand and Southeast Asia for the past ten years. A member of the OnAsia photo agency (www.onasia.com), his work has been published in Time Magazine, the International Herald Tribune, South China Morning Post and National Geographic Magazine Netherlands and Thailand.
He was a former contributor to the European Pressphoto Agency (EPA). Vinai is a two-time award winner in the FCCT Regional Photo Contest, placing second for Feature Photo in 2008 and winning Photo of the Year Award in 2007.His photo essay on Sea gypsies was awarded first prize in the 2002 National Geographic Thailand photo contest.
Vinai studied photojournalist with internationally acclaimed photographers James Nachtwey and David Alan Harvey in their 2007 Bangkok workshop, World Press Photo in photojournalist workshop held in Jakarta on 2001, and in 2000 with the Indochina Media Memorial Foundation (IMMF) which was founded by British photojournalists Tim Page.
Since 2004, Vinai has worked throughout the region on assignments with Greenpeace Southeast Asia covering climate change, water pollution and documenting the crew of the Rainbow Warrior during an anti-coal campaign. He has also taught photography to children in the InSIGHT Out! project in the tsunami-affected area of Thailand
2009 at FCCT- The Foreign Correspondents's Club of Thailand.
Bangkok Noir, one man documentary exhibit about Bangkok youth living on the edge.