Twilight, Shanghai

I like twilight, the time of day, not the overwrought movie. photographically, it mutes colours, but the deeper shadows help to subdue annoying street clutter. The snag of twilight, is that there is less sunlight to work with. As you can see in this picture, here I was mostly working with light coming from theContinue reading “Twilight, Shanghai”

Model, Swindon

Once upon a time, I used to photograph actors for Spotlight (a actors’ directory). This picture comes from a session I attended with a photographer called Steffano. The model was Kayt Webster-Brown – who is a professional photographer now. I like the simplicity of the image, although most of the things which make it interestingContinue reading “Model, Swindon”

Across the Strait, Malaysia

Another seascape! Once upon a time, Penang was a hub beween the UK and Hong Kong. During the war, various battles were fought in the Straits of Malacca and later it was a submarine base for the Japanese. These days, the harbour mostly handles cruiseships and ferries carrying holidaymakers to Langkawi (which I will probablyContinue reading “Across the Strait, Malaysia”

Foliage, Tokyo

This is a photograph I took in Ueno Park, which is in the centre of Tokyo. If we zoomed out, you would see that Ueno is the distict where the Zoo and National Museum are (a fascinating place as well). It is rather beautiful and manages rich colours, even in the middle of winter. Although,Continue reading “Foliage, Tokyo”

Long Shadow, Shanghai

Although I have been there quite a few times, I always enjoy walking around Shanghai – there is always something to see. The camera I was using was made in 1975 and as usual, I found myself wondering what the place I was visiting was like in 1975. West Nanjing Road is probably the mostContinue reading “Long Shadow, Shanghai”

Meeting Tuan Tuan, Taipei

Charisma is there or it isn’t. Tuan Tuan is the youngest panda at Taipei Zoo and as you can see is a charismatic fellow, sitting patiently while his many visitors coo and take his photograph. He even gave me a little eye contact. It feels slightly awkward when you realise something is looking at you.Continue reading “Meeting Tuan Tuan, Taipei”