It’s September of 2021 now, but to me, it feels like 2020 is wrapping up. Lingering effects of that year are finally starting to wear off and I can finally look back, at least a little bit more objectively and maybe even find good memories. Most of the year was spent watching a screen (or… Continue reading Shit Year
“Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space.” Why You Should Shoot Yosemite in Color As the quote goes: “always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder”. It would be damn difficult difficult to capture the golden wonder… Continue reading Yosemite?
When I first met Eric Kim in New York, I asked him about his experience of photographing his grandfather’s funeral. We talked about death and my grandfather who was suffering from Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.Eric asked me – Isn’t the grandpa you know already gone? I understood what he meant in my head but not emotionally.… Continue reading Grandfather
I’d been shooting with a Leica M6 for a while then. I’ve gotten comfortable with film. I’ve had the luxury of simply shooting, and not having to go near anything that had “Adobe” written on it (I trusted the local lab technicians for developing and scanning. After all, they are the experts). I’d even properly… Continue reading Leica M240
I am a light traveler. I got fascinated with the idea of one-bagging, I started optimizing everything I would carry. One time, I even grew a beard just so that I wouldn’t have to pack my razor. One thing I couldn’t, or rather didn’t optimize was my photography gear. As a G.A.S. survivor, I still… Continue reading Olympus XA2
For a fast paced city like Seoul, 3 years is practically forever – which is how long I’ve been gone. So many things have changed, yet some things remained. This time, I was determined that I would look at my home town from the eyes of a tourist and also travel to a city I’ve… Continue reading Seoul – Busan, Dec 2019