Réhahn publishes his first book, “Vietnam, Mosaic of Contrasts”, a collection of 150 photographs depicting the country’s diversity. A bestseller in Vietnam, the book is sold in 29 other countries as well.
Réhahn captures the photo “Best Friends”, which shows a 6-year-old M’nong girl praying to an elephant. Thanks to the press agency Caters in New York, it was published in more than 25 countries and was featured on the cover of prestigious magazines such as Condé Nast Traveler, The Times and National Geographic, to name a few.
The website Bored Panda, ranks Réhahn 4th out of the 10 best portrait and travel photographers in the world, alongside other internationally renowned photographers. This article is translated into more than 20 languages.
The photographs “Best Friends” and “Hidden Smile” become part of the collection of the Asian House Museum in Havana, Cuba as a result of the exhibition “Valiosa Herencia” (Precious Heritage).
The last copy of “Best Friends” (1 x 1.5 m) is sold for $17,000 USD to a collector from Amsterdam making it the most expensive photograph sold in Vietnam (Forbes Vietnam).
The second volume of “Vietnam, Mosaic of Contrasts, Volume II” is met with great success. More than 500 copies are sold within the first month.
Réhahn is ranked the second most popular French photographer on the web by the photography website, XXLPix.net.
The photo “Hidden Smile” ocially enters the permanent collection of the Vietnamese Women’s Museum in Hanoi in the presence of Madame Xong, the 78-year-old model of the photo.
The French travel TV program “Échappées Belles” (France 5), follows Réhahn on his travels and introduces his work to the French.
1st of January 2017
Opening of the Precious Heritage Art Gallery Museum in Hoi An in Central Vietnam. More than 200 photographs of Vietnam and its ethnic diversity and more than 30 original, traditional costumes are displayed.
1st of June 2017
Opening of COULEURS BY RÉHAHN, Fine Art Photography Gallery, on Dong Khoi Street in Saigon.
Expansion of the second part of the Precious Heritage Art Gallery
Awarded the 2018 Trophy for French Nationals Abroad by the French information website “lepetitjournal.com.” Réhahn accepted the trophy in Paris at the Quai d’Orsay surrounded by 300 dignitaries including M. Nguyen Thiep, the Ambassador for Vietnam in France.
French President Emmanuel Macron is presented with the portrait of Madam Xong, known as “Hidden Smile” to commemorate 45 years of Friendship between France and Vietnam.
Opening of COULEURS BY RÉHAHN, Fine Art Photography Gallery, in the InterContinental hotel Saigon.