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Strolling Along

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Strolling in Apgujeong

Strolling in Apgujeong

I wandered around the trendy Apgujeong area of Seoul on a beautiful, sunny winter afternoon. Spied this couple strolling past a construction site and couldn’t help but make a few exposures.

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May 23, 2011 at 2:08 am

Myeongdong Nights

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Myeongdong is one of Seoul’s busiest night spots. Regardless of time of year, when the sun drops below the horizon, the vendors fill the streets and the people come out to eat, shop and play. With these images, I have tried to show what it’s like in this popular area, where the hustle and bustle seems to go as far as the eye can see.

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May 22, 2011 at 12:03 am

The Gourd Seller

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The Gourd Seller

I shot this in the Yuyuan (Yu’s Garden) area of Shanghai. A popular tourist spot, most people come to see the architecture, to snap a few pics, and to buy knick-knacks. I like to go there to observe the goings-on, and to people-watch.

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May 20, 2011 at 4:36 pm

Spring Has Sprung

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Amidst Spring Blossoms

Amidst Spring Blossoms

Right now, we’re inside of those magical 2 to 3 weeks when the trees have sprung to life and adorned themselves in beautiful whites, pinks and peaches. Here are a couple of images that I just made. I hope you get as much of a kick viewing them as I did when I made them!

Sakura

Sakura

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April 14, 2011 at 1:26 am

20110217 Diary Entry: Beat

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I’d been working double shifts since getting back from my trip in Fall. By the time today rolled around, I was feeling beat up – both mentally and physically. Usually, the stress disappears the moment I get past the hassle of check-in. But not today. I am still toiling with the cold that seemed to have plagued me for weeks and as usual, have left too much to be done at the end. Nonetheless, I felt compelled to make some images as this is, after all, my home airport. I wandered around a bit with little luck and finally came upon this bank of payphones. The light was just right, so I plopped myself down and began to become inconspicuous.

20110217: Beat

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March 9, 2011 at 1:28 pm

Ream Fisherfolk

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Our trip through the river and estuary of the park provided us with the opportunity to observe the fisher families at work. Once numbering in the hundreds, a sturdy few chose to remain when the area was declared a national park. They lead simple unhurried lives, living off whatever the sea and forest provide. Not the easiest of lives for sure, but whenever we came upon a family or group, we were treated to a friendly smile or wave. For me, this was the highlight of the trip out to Sihanoukville.

This set of images is dedicated to Chris – brother, fellow traveler and partner-in-crime. I look forward to our next adventure!

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January 23, 2011 at 12:16 am

Into The Light

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Workers on the way to the office. Taken on a sunny winter morning in Seattle.

Into The Light

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December 22, 2010 at 12:46 am

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