Geisha literally means artist or performing artist. They are trained to perform at the teahouses for the clients who hire them. In Kyoto, where I first saw them in Gion area, they are called Geiko and the apprentice is called Maiko. You can start seeing them on the street of Gion making their way to
A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them. ~ Victor Hugo
People of Kishangarh, Rajashtan, photographed with Leica M9 and Voigtlander Color Skopar Classic 35mm f/2.5, except the last one, which was shot using Olympus E-P3 and 12mm f/2 lens. I stayed one night in Pushkar during my trip to India in October last year. My friend and I went out in the morning to Kishangarh,
All photos taken using Leica M9 and Zeiss Planar 50mm ZM f/2 at Shivaji Nagar market in Bangalore, India during my June 2011 trip there. Enjoy the photos.
If nothing changes, I will be back in India next month. The plan has been changed few times, so I believe it when I touch down in Bangalore next month. Not sure if I will have time to shoot, but I’ll see. Photos here were taken when I went to Bangalore in 2006. It will
I have chosen Faith as my word of the year for 2011. It has meant so much to me in 2010 and I would like my life to revolve around it even more in 2011. “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm
Taken in Bangalore, India in 2006, this portrait was made possible because of the little boy’s mother. I was shooting at one of the wet markets I visited in Bangalore when I saw this little boy with his mother who wanted him to look at my camera when I was shooting him. She placed her
A quick post for tonight. Have you been practicing the travel portrait photography tips I shared before?
My stranger no. 2 is a lovely couple. They are Matteo and Daniela from Italy whom I met in Bromo, Indonesia, in August 2010. Matteo said that he had been to many other places but had never seen something like the one in Bromo. They loved it and they were looking forward to be picked