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Photoessay: London street mono, part II

Stretch of the imagination

Today’s post is the conclusion of part one. The abstraction of man in monochrome continues; my own peculiar brand of anthropological observation/ documentary/ street photography. 549 more words


Photoessay: London street mono, part I

The first part of my street photography from London shows life at my favourite 28mm documentary perspective – one I find natural, long enough to be intimate without being too intrusive, but wide enough to take the context of one’s peripheral vision without overly drawing attention to the geometric distortion that happens with even wider lenses. 400 more words


'Painterly' photographs

Ready to go

The idea of a photograph looking like a painting isn’t a ridiculous one. In fact, I personally find it quite appealing, and a very good solution for the times when you don’t have strong enough light to make something more dynamic. 1,194 more words


Photography: talent or learning?

“Photographers learn to use rules, but as they become more experienced, they learn to break the rules, until they reach a stage in their vision in which they move past rules to a state of simply knowing what works – what is right. 403 more words

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Photoessay: London mono solos

Many years ago, I lived in London. I’m always told that it’s most people’s aspiration to go there, but to be honest, it’s a place to visit, not one to live – much the same way I see Tokyo. 307 more words


Walking around Tai Hang Tung

Lately, I decided to finish my roll (or precisely, half the roll) of Fuji Superia 200 by walking around Tai Hang Tung Estate alone.

This place has always been fascinating for its “Greenness” – full of trees, grasses, and even the buildings themselves are painted in green. 15 more words

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Photoessay: May Day in Havana

Against the crowd

And now for something a bit different, both from an experiential standpoint and a content one. As part of the Havana Masterclass, … 759 more words