Xitang is one of a few ancient water towns located East of Shanghai. It’s approximately 1.5 hours drive away or 30 minutes by train. Imagine old stone cobbled streets, wooden boats floating on the small canals, stone bridges, tiled corridors and ancient buildings. It’s a stark contrast to the hustle and bustle of modern Shanghai…. View Article
Day 27 photo: Eating dinner at the market. Took a stroll around the market at 6.30pm, when most of the sellers had packed up shop for the day and people are heading home or going out for dinner. This mother was eating dinner with her young son. Photo info: D700, 50mm, f2, 1/40, ISO640 The… View Article
Day 26 photo: Red Umbrella I am very interested in photographing pattern and detail. I think some of the most beautiful parts of life are found in the small details. I like the repetition of line and the cross hatching in this picture. This paper umbrella shaded us from the elements while we sipped coffee,… View Article
Day 18 photo: A young teenager working to sort and recycle rubbish According to the World Bank, approximately 2% of the third world’s population sustain themselves from collecting and recycling rubbish. This 15 year old boy carries a load of plastic bottles to be loaded onto a truck. The bottles are often collected by young… View Article
Day 17 photo: Limes and oranges for sugar cane drinks You can find sugar cane juice from little street carts all over Cambodia (and other countries). It’s basically crushed sugar cane to extract the juice, sometimes they will add in limes and other flavours. Then they pour the juice into a small plastic bag with… View Article
Eight images from around the Orussei Market in Black and White. All shot with a Nikon D700 & 50mm f1.4 lens combo:
A few more images form the trip to Vietnam … First is Hoan Kiem Lake (meaning – Lake of the Returned Sword). The story behind the lake is as follows: According to the legend, emperor Lê Lợi handed a magic sword called Heaven’s Will which brought him victory in his revolt against the Chinese Ming… View Article
Here are some street photography shots from the city of Hanoi. We were there when they were celebrating the 1,000th year anniversary of the city. It was a fun time to visit, but very very crowded !