I saw this painted wall when walking around the Shivaji Nagar market in Bangalore, India. It attracted my attention, but I need a foreground subject. So, I stood on the road side for few minutes waiting for someone to walk. I didn’t want to have too many people in the picture, so I waited for
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I am getting in love more and more with street photography. There are still lots of things I need to learn and practice about street photography. While there are some basic technical aspects to be aware of, street photography is probably more a way of shooting rather than a genre in photography. You know, shooting
I shot my own reflection on the rear glass window of a tricycle when I was walking around the Shivaji Nagar market in Bangalore, India. I shot it using Leica M9 and Zeiss Planar 50mm f/2. By the way, after using the Leica M9 for few weeks, let me share what I think about the
I have been very busy since I came back from India. So, my apology for being quiet here in the past one week. I am back now and excited that I may be able to go to India again in October. Not for work !!!!! I also have other thing I am excited about, but
One the first few things I learned when I started photography as a hobby almost ten years ago was to explore different angles when shooting (even only) one subject. These photos of the tomato man at Shivaji Nagar market in Bangalore were taken with Leica M9 and Leica 35mm Summarit f/2.5 lens. I first saw
I experienced the great hospitality of India at the old Mysore Tobacco factory in Whitefield. Read more below. I always love shooting old buildings. This factory has long been closed down and it’s now being used as warehouses. I went inside the factory compound and asked a guy I met there if I could take
I visited a brick factory in Hoskote, Bangalore Rural District, but unfortunately the workers had stopped working for the day. Instead I met these very friendly people who apparently live inside the factory compound. They also work there. I asked my driver to ask them if they would allow me to take their pictures. They
A barber in Hoskote, Bangalore Rural District. Can you see me in the mirror?
Hello from Bangalore! Arrived safely and on time earlier this afternoon. Hotel was nice but far from the city even though it’s close to where I will be working from on Thursday and Friday. The wet markets I went to in 2006 are all far from here, but I will spend time shooting there this
A BIG THANK YOU to those who have supported me by voting and spreading the news about the nomination of my blog as one of the 10 Finalists for Singapore Best Photography Blog 2011. Thanks guys for rallying for me. The voting is open until July 3 and you can still vote once a day.
It rained hard on Sunday morning. I came early to our church in Katong area as I needed to run some errands. While waiting, I shot some street photos. Can you see the rain drops in the photo above? See one more below. I saw this man walking initially and he made a stop and