Seen from across Roy Thomson Hall at King and Simcoe. September is here, which means things like chilly weather and moving and work and stress are starting to overlap, so naturally I\’ve gotten sick. I\’ve moved into a beautiful old house in Little Italy with two other Jens and a cat named Nin and a [...]
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Can you feel it?
In Montreal, we clawed for the skies and not even gravity could deny us. It was my reaffirmation that only in our madness do we feel the most alive and clear-sighted.
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 [...]
Droplets of rain cling to a window looking south over Kowloon Park, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong.
We land, and I feel like a dry sponge that\’s found water. My skin soaks in the humidity. My senses kick into high gear and absorb everything else. The double decker airport shuttle rolls across Cheung Tsing Bridge and Kowloon unfolds, piece by piece, familiar and unfamiliar. Mountains and highrises compete for the sky. Smog [...]