The guy in the middle fell asleep while the two men were concentrating on their game. Shot with Leica M9 and Zeiss Planar 50mm ZM f/2 lens.
Happy time at Chinatown’s Kreta Ayer market. Taken with Panasonic GF1 and Minolta MD Rokkor 50mm f/1.7 lens.
I love shooting the people playing Chinese chess at Kreta Ayer market in Chinatown. These two were shot last weekend when I made a quick trip there. Shot with Leica M9 and Zeiss Planar 50mm ZM f/2 lens. On a separate topic, I just received the new Olympus E-P3 from Olympus Singapore. This is the
Shooting in Chinatown is super fun. Lots of cool subjects to shoot. Just look around, see and be prepared to shoot. I was watching people playing the Chinese chess at Kreta Ayer market when I saw this. I first saw the man with the pipe and then suddenly the second man came into the frame
Black and white photography always has its unique charm. Not much color distraction as there are only black, white and shades of gray. One of my favorite images from my recent trip to Bangalore, India. A relatively slow shutter speed of 1/25 sec was enough to blur the man walking in the foreground. The men
I love this photo for a simple reason that it has strong highlight and shadow. It also tells a story of two men engaged in a serious conversation. Look at the hand gesture of the man on the right. The man on the left was listening while seriously looking at his notebook. I saw these
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
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