Japanese ladder, Balinese gecko, Japanese bear.
Of all the infrared photos I’ve taken, this is perhaps my favorite. The charm of infrared photography is that it lets you see things in a different light: people look a bit alien, clouds become dramatic, foliage turns white … as this colorful lotus with its green leaves did. To see lotuses in color, you […]
Sort of clockwise from left: iPad, iPhone in JBL speaker/charger, MacBook Pro on Rain aluminum stand, Nikko teacup, Okion USB hub, Toolbar vacuum flask with Chinese tea, clock given to me by Leela in celebration of our monthly anniversary on 3 May 1996 (we met on 3 January 1992), LaCie 4TB Thunderbolt hard drive, Magic […]
Ok, so I wrote on one of my photos, but it seemed appropriate at the time. After looking at the brands available in Hong Kong and checking their credentials online, we decided on Frenz eggs from New Zealand. We know there are legal discrepancies in what “free-range” means, so we just looked at what free-range […]
Even if you haven’t read his books, you have to appreciate the man’s style, especially when it comes to choosing colors that go with the greenery and complement the wood tones of the stage. I was sitting in the audience at the Hong Kong Literary Festival 2012 and Justin was kind enough to notice I […]
Some of the best photos for me are the ones that simply present themselves. You’re sitting in a post-production house waiting to be called into the recording studio and you look up and there’s your photo — all you have to do press the shutter. Later, when you look at it, you’re pleased that Touches, […]
The man in this Godfather setting is Vishal, and I am related to him and everyone at this table by marriage and good fortune. Now pay attention while I can explain this post’s title. Vishal has two brothers, Valsan and Vishnu. His father is Vivekanandan, who has four sisters and two brothers. The sisters are […]
The last time Leela and I were in Penang we stayed at the Eastern & Oriental Hotel, established in 1885 by the Sarkies Brothers, also famous for having established the Raffles Hotel in Singapore two years after that. It is Penang’s premier hotel and is built in the colonial style and has just four stories. […]