Ole Hongvanthong is an award-winning photographer who resides in Lancaster city. He is from Laos and moved to the United States as a child. Ole returned to Laos after many years to learn more about his culture, and himself. Ole uses photography as a visual storyteller which allows his audience to witness aspects of life that they may not have otherwise encountered. His trip back to Laos opened his mind and the art created from it will open the minds of those who see his work.