Two months, I was two months late. After registering my stay at a public service bureau, I took a Didi (think Uber) to 80,000-ton Silo in Minsheng Wharf, which had been turned into a cultural / art space (check this site out for the photos). However, the transformation was only temporary for the Shanghai Urban … Continue reading Shanghai, Part 3 – Getting Lost: Oriental Fisherman’s Wharf and Power Station of Art
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.
Kellie’s Castle, Batu Gajah, Malaysia. In the past one year, I’d been travelling with two cameras: Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II, a digital camera; and Olympus OM-2n, a film camera. This is until I struggled to juggle between the two during a holiday in Guangzhou last month. I hesitated which camera to use on multiple … Continue reading Leaving the digital at home.
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.
This video reminds me about photography. Purists at one end of the spectrum and manipulators at the other end.
The Two Guards. Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Taipei - 2017. I took this photo sometime in the summer of 2017, during a rare solo trip. Opportunities to travel solo could be difficult to come by especially when one is attached, I suppose. The guards at this memorial change shift every hour, so these two super … Continue reading Words are not needed.