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Linping in Spring

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December 1st, 2014 Permalink

Here are some more from Spring 2014. Hangzhou and Linping. My backlog of developing, scanning and posting never seems to go away…

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Here are some more from Spring 2014. Hangzhou and Linping. My backlog of developing, scanning and posting never seems to go away…

Back From Canada

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May 6th, 2014 Permalink

Just got back from a trip to Canada to get a new passport. I love the feeling of a new passport, it is like an new adventure just beginning. I can’t wait to see where this one takes me.

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Just got back from a trip to Canada to get a new passport. I love the feeling of a new passport, it is like an new adventure just beginning. I can’t wait to see where this one takes me.

Fishing

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January 16th, 2014 Permalink

I love the idea of living on a boat or a fishing hut like this. I would probably hate it in real life, but in my mind it is a noble and romantic life.

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I love the idea of living on a boat or a fishing hut like this. I would probably hate it in real life, but in my mind it is a noble and romantic life.

More Color, More Laos

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January 11th, 2014 Permalink

No words on this, just pictures.

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No words on this, just pictures.

Luang Prabang Laos

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December 28th, 2013 Permalink

I have been enamored with simple and clean Large Format photos lately. Maybe I am getting sick of living in a megacity like Beijing, I don’t know. I wish it was a bit warmer though so I could load up my 4×5 kit and go hiking in the mountains. That is something I really don’t […]

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I have been enamored with simple and clean Large Format photos lately. Maybe I am getting sick of living in a megacity like Beijing, I don’t know. I wish it was a bit warmer though so I could load up my 4×5 kit and go hiking in the mountains. That is something I really don’t do enough of. I need to change that…

Colour!

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December 21st, 2013 Permalink

A little bit of a departure for me. Here is some colour shots from my trip. I am not against shooting colour, I just don’t do too much of it. I find shooting colour more difficult that shooting B&W. Everything needs to be more precise or the image lacks punch. I hope I was able […]

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A little bit of a departure for me. Here is some colour shots from my trip. I am not against shooting colour, I just don’t do too much of it. I find shooting colour more difficult that shooting B&W. Everything needs to be more precise or the image lacks punch. I hope I was able to get some punch in these shots.

Laos

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November 13th, 2013 Permalink

I suck at maintaining contact with people. I am sorry to all of the people that I should contact more but don’t. I could make the excuse that it is a time zone problem or that I don’t have enough hours in my day, but those are sub-par at best.

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I suck at maintaining contact with people. I am sorry to all of the people that I should contact more but don’t. I could make the excuse that it is a time zone problem or that I don’t have enough hours in my day, but those are sub-par at best.

Vientiane Laos

October 13th, 2013 Permalink

These two shots are from Vientiane Laos. I was here about 5 years ago for the first time. I think I mentioned this in a previous post, but it has lost all of the charm that it had, at least along the Mekong riverbank. It’s all concrete and steel now. I liked it better when […]

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These two shots are from Vientiane Laos. I was here about 5 years ago for the first time. I think I mentioned this in a previous post, but it has lost all of the charm that it had, at least along the Mekong riverbank. It’s all concrete and steel now. I liked it better when it was dirt and carpets, a single bulb over the table. But I guess that is just my style.

Germany and Laos.

August 4th, 2013 Permalink

No words this time. Just two from Laos and two from Germany.

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No words this time. Just two from Laos and two from Germany.

Fishing

July 3rd, 2013 Permalink

I’ve always been fascinated with fishing. It is something that I would love to enjoy doing myself, but I don’t. Watching others fish brings more enjoyment for me that if I was doing it myself. I love how each culture has their own style. These shots were taken in Vientiane Laos on the Mekong River. […]

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I’ve always been fascinated with fishing. It is something that I would love to enjoy doing myself, but I don’t. Watching others fish brings more enjoyment for me that if I was doing it myself. I love how each culture has their own style. These shots were taken in Vientiane Laos on the Mekong River. Every night, dozens of people wade into the water with either simple lines and hooks or elaborate net setups.

I was here in 2008 and now that it is five years later, I was shocked at how much the riverbank has changed. In 2008, I enjoyed sitting on a stained woven rug on the dirt, enjoying freshly caught fish and drinking cold beers. Now the entire riverfront is a concrete mass with new 5 star hotel developments been added at an alarming rate. It looks nice, but I will always miss the sleepy little town feel.

All shots were taken with my Leica M2 and voigtlander 35 1.4 on Arista Premium.