A statue of a lion looks out over Hong Kong from The Pea

Hong Kong Holiday

I have been meaning to go to Hong Kong for ages and I managed my first trip just recently. Having lived in Singapore for almost six years a lot of people are surprised when I told them this was my

A statue of a lion looks out over Hong Kong from The Pea

Hong Kong Holiday

I have been meaning to go to Hong Kong for ages and I managed my first trip just recently. Having lived in Singapore for almost six years a lot of people are surprised when I told them this was my

A boy carries empty water containers in a hutong in Beijing August 27, 2008

Quick Pic: Hutong in Beijing

While searching through pictures for my calendar I came across this little gem. I remember very clearly taking this picture, the boy was just helping his dad out and was so determined to carry the containers that are half his

A boy carries empty water containers in a hutong in Beijing August 27, 2008

Quick Pic: Hutong in Beijing

While searching through pictures for my calendar I came across this little gem. I remember very clearly taking this picture, the boy was just helping his dad out and was so determined to carry the containers that are half his

A boy is dressed in a kimono at the Meiji Shrine in Tokyo November 10, 2012

Quick Pic: Meiji Shrine in Tokyo

This is the first in, what I hope will be, a new category of posts. I’m hoping “Quick Pics” will help me keep my blogging momentum up and enable me to post once a week, especially when I’m busy with work. I will just

A boy is dressed in a kimono at the Meiji Shrine in Tokyo November 10, 2012

Quick Pic: Meiji Shrine in Tokyo

This is the first in, what I hope will be, a new category of posts. I’m hoping “Quick Pics” will help me keep my blogging momentum up and enable me to post once a week, especially when I’m busy with work. I will just

My Top 10 Photography Gifts Wish List

Dear Santa…. I know this is very early but I have already started to make arrangements and buying gifts for Christmas. I thought I would share my personal top ten photography related gift ideas. These are all things I would love to

My Top 10 Photography Gifts Wish List

Dear Santa…. I know this is very early but I have already started to make arrangements and buying gifts for Christmas. I thought I would share my personal top ten photography related gift ideas. These are all things I would love to

A sign points directions in a forest in northern Sweden, September 2005

Projects in the pipeline

I’ve been at bit busy recently working on a few exciting projects that I want to talk about. Unfortunately they have kept me away from creating anything new for the blog but you might see a couple of them here

A sign points directions in a forest in northern Sweden, September 2005

Projects in the pipeline

I’ve been at bit busy recently working on a few exciting projects that I want to talk about. Unfortunately they have kept me away from creating anything new for the blog but you might see a couple of them here

Nodding Bear Cinemagraph

Cinemagraph

I was surfing the web recently and I found a link on a portfolio site to cinemagraphs. I have to admit that I didn’t know what one was. After noticing a subtle, minor repeating movement in the otherwise still images

Nodding Bear Cinemagraph

Cinemagraph

I was surfing the web recently and I found a link on a portfolio site to cinemagraphs. I have to admit that I didn’t know what one was. After noticing a subtle, minor repeating movement in the otherwise still images

“Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst” – HCB

Cartier-Bresson has a point, and believe me when I took my 10,001st photograph nothing magical happened to make all my photos great from then on. Occasionally I like to look back through my archive and learn from the mistakes I

“Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst” – HCB

Cartier-Bresson has a point, and believe me when I took my 10,001st photograph nothing magical happened to make all my photos great from then on. Occasionally I like to look back through my archive and learn from the mistakes I

An auto-stitched panorama overlooking Cat Cat Village in Sapa, northern Vietnam

Photography Geekiness in Vietnam

I promise this will be my last post from my recent trip to Vietnam (you can check out the others here and here if you missed them). Being totally surrounded by such beautiful countryside in Sapa I thought the best

An auto-stitched panorama overlooking Cat Cat Village in Sapa, northern Vietnam

Photography Geekiness in Vietnam

I promise this will be my last post from my recent trip to Vietnam (you can check out the others here and here if you missed them). Being totally surrounded by such beautiful countryside in Sapa I thought the best

A man carries a hotel sign through the streets of the Old Quarter in Hanoi September 18, 2012

Hanoi & Halong

This is the second instalment from my recent trip to northern Vietnam. This post concentrates on Hanoi and Halong Bay. Hanoi is full of street life, everything happens on the street. You can eat, sleep, shop or even get a shave. Unfortunately the

A man carries a hotel sign through the streets of the Old Quarter in Hanoi September 18, 2012

Hanoi & Halong

This is the second instalment from my recent trip to northern Vietnam. This post concentrates on Hanoi and Halong Bay. Hanoi is full of street life, everything happens on the street. You can eat, sleep, shop or even get a shave. Unfortunately the

A view of the area near Cat Cat village in Sapa, northern Vietnam September 17, 2012

Sapa

Apologies to anyone who was expecting a post last week, I was on holiday in Vietnam. I know I have already posted about Mui Ne and Saigon (twice) but this time I was exploring northern Vietnam and with trips to Sapa, Hanoi

A view of the area near Cat Cat village in Sapa, northern Vietnam September 17, 2012

Sapa

Apologies to anyone who was expecting a post last week, I was on holiday in Vietnam. I know I have already posted about Mui Ne and Saigon (twice) but this time I was exploring northern Vietnam and with trips to Sapa, Hanoi