A native of Connecticut, USA, Jamie Maxtone-Graham has been working for more than 20 years in the field of narrative cinematography, engendering an eclectic body of works ranging from independent films, mainstream feature films, episodic television, and photography. He first came to Vietnam in 1990 for the feature documentary From Hollywood to Hanoi and returned a number of times before calling Hanoi his home. In 2007 Maxtone-Graham was awarded a Fulbright Research Fellowship to pursue State of Youth, a photography project on contemporary youth culture in Vietnam. He has published numerous photography portfolios in notable publications such as burn Magazine, Trans Asia Photography Review, Culturehall, Invisible Photographer Asia, and Photography & Culture. His photographs have been featured in exhibitions in Europe and Asia including ASEAN, Le Magasin de Jouets, Arles, France; Terra Cognita: Noorderlich Photofestival, Groningen, Netherlands (2012); Media/Art Kitchen, Galeri Nasional Indonesia, Jakarta (2013); and The Desiring Garden, Kathmandu Photo Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand (2012).
Jamie Maxtone-Graham lives and works in Hanoi.