All those fantastically cinematic and outrageously mesmerizing theatrical portrayal of an old, magical world ruled by huge flying creatures and heroic gods and goddesses? I found it in heavenly Huang Shan. The clouds rule here, its summit a good 24-hour climb one way…with minimal stopovers. But you must stop, please—to take it all in and […]
SO THIS IS WINTER’S FINAL SALUTE TO FOG-DRAWN DAYS AND CHILL-WEARY NIGHTS. DORMANT TREES LONGING FOR THEIR SPRING, WALKING WOOL-LADEN JACKETS THAT DANCE WITH THE FROZEN DECEMBER-FEBRUARY SKIES…ALL CAST IN CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY. Nanjing, People’s Republic of China. January 30, 2005. Sunday. Brown cedar leaves desperately holding on to weather-weary branches. No snow today, but the […]
I dreadfully felt like a fish out of water when left all by my lonesome on my first studio shoot, but Suede made sure to set up a quick standard lighting mix. It was all addictive and no hassle thereafter.
Childhood summers to me bring up memories of a playful tug-of-war between the warm, nurturing rays of the sun and the wet, rejuvenating shower of quick sudden rains. And then there’s the quiet rhythm of swaying trees, their branches lush and verdant with invitation for another magical playtime with nature. We would run, climb, eat, […]
We look forward to summer along with its colors of lush and bounty. Floral blooms spread out as if summoned by magic and the people’s yearning for another fresh start. And they revitalize our senses with potions that lift up our souls and petal patterns that are beyond majestic.
Not to be mistaken for its more famous cousin yellow tang, thanks to dear forgetful Dory, the yellow discus fish has its share of aquarium-keeping fanatics. The discus fish’s eyes are animatedly curious and intelligent while its distinct discus shape along with its sun-dipped glow instantly lights up any room or home in need of a […]
For the mind to wonder, the eye must travel. Photography never fails to take me on a remarkable journey of time, space and emotions. And true to wisdom, you never forget your firsts.
No park is probably more aptly named than New York’s Central Park if only for its location and the role it plays in the lives of its inhabitants. Here, they find time and the air to breathe anew, to reintegrate with humanity and with their inner selves, and simply to remind themselves where they are in the heart […]