Shanghai: Pearl of the Orient, Part One – Canton 8

Recently, I came across articles about the rise of racism and xenophobia against Asians because of the COVID-19 pandemic. By all means be vigilant and take necessary precautions, but don't let fear and hate dictate our actions. Diseases recognize neither race or nationalities, neither should we. The COVID-19 pandemic is a humanitarian crisis. All of … Continue reading Shanghai: Pearl of the Orient, Part One – Canton 8

Why Lune Croissanterie serves the ‘best croissant in the world’?

If you google 'the world's best croissant', you would notice almost all of the results point to a pastry shop in Fritzoy, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. That is, of course unless you are using Google Austria, the motherland of croissant (Sorry France). No, Lune Croissanterie didn't win any pastry competition on a global scale. … Continue reading Why Lune Croissanterie serves the ‘best croissant in the world’?

Embracing the light: black and white photography.

When I first started experimenting with black and white photography, it was to save photos with bad colours. Over time, I learned how to pay more attention to lighting contrast and take black and white photos natively from the camera instead of creating it in post editing. I embraced the light. It was photographers like … Continue reading Embracing the light: black and white photography.

Watching You Make Coffee: There is a story behind every name.

Being an amateur photographer (or enthusiast, hobbyist or whatever terms that mean I don’t make a living out of it), I started taking photography a bit more seriously about 2 ½ years ago. Naturally (says who?), I began showcasing my work on social media, but in the process of doing so, I’d spammed my friends … Continue reading Watching You Make Coffee: There is a story behind every name.