A worker carries planks through Gukje Market in Nampo-dong, Busan, Korea.
Archive for June 2011
In China\’s Yunnan province, Lijiang\’s mountain weather is unpredictable, so there\’s a high UV index even when it\’s overcast, and torrential downpours alternate with bouts of brilliant sun, each lasting as little as five minutes at a time. Often it\’s sunny even as it\’s raining, so rainbows aren\’t uncommon. The Old Town of Lijiang is [...]
Light trails remain in the wake of a car passing beneath the neons of 三六九 (Three Six Nine) Shanghai Restaurant. Seen from an overpass near Central station in Hong Kong.
A dog enjoys special seating as its owner stands nearby on a pedestrian street in Guangzhou, China.
I entered my second decade today. My first thought, although by no means an unfamiliar one, was that I\’m rapidly running out of time to blame my ignorance and flaws on my youth. Age makes too convenient a scapegoat for many things. This happens to be one of the reasons why I resent ageist people, [...]
Time for some full disclosure. Or, more accurately I guess, a blunt address to what\’s already fully disclosed. When I shoot from a rooftop, my eye is immediately attracted to certain things, so each photograph often takes on one of the following themes: 1. Postcardy scenes (ie, landscapes with 90-degree angles featuring the CN Tower [...]
Fellow Toronto photographers Sara Collaton, Tom Ryaboi, and I went on a great new roof last night, but those photos are still floating in the mystical Lightroom machine for now. Instead I thought I\’d repost a shot originally uploaded to Flickr, taken last year in mid-August on one of those perfect late summer nights you [...]
We found this terrified cat in a trap at the base of an apartment complex in Braemar Hill district, North Point, Hong Kong. Disgusted, we wondered why anyone would trap a cat in a cage like this. Were cats in the area being captured to be put down as a way of cutting down on [...]
I think it was an 8-inch high carbon Henckels, but I can\’t be certain. Whatever he was brandishing at me was very shiny, very expensive, and very sharp. He was obviously a professional. He\’d probably used it in the artful and effortless creation of many an unforgettable gastronomical delight after graduating top of his class [...]
The Glass Castle museum and theme park in Jeju, Korea celebrates the beauty and versatility of silica in all its forms, from brittle and delicately stained studio works to chunky and playfully moulded novelty sculptures. A garden of glass flowers, an exhibit of Venetian pieces, a mirror maze, and a tunnel of jewels are just [...]