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An Autumn Road Trip – Travel and Landscape Photography in Naejangsan and Damyang, South Korea

In the near-decade I’ve been living in South Korea, one of my biggest frustrations as a photographer has been my lack of autumn images. Despite living in a…

Good Day, Tongyeong! – Tongyeong, South Korea Timelapse

“Good Day, Tongyeong!” This video is a personal project of mine to show the beauty and energy of Tongyeong, my home in Korea for the past 9 years….

DDP + I – Street Photographer in Seoul, South Korea

The Dongdaemun Design Plaza has quickly become one of Seoul’s most iconic modern structures. Designed by the world-renowned architect Zaha Hadid, this futuristic space was completed in 2014….

Time Travel to the Past: Exploring Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar – Travel Photographer in the Philippines

Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar is a heritage park and open-air museum in the Philippines. Located in the small town of Bagac, Bataan, the sprawling area contains a…

A One-on-one Travel Photography Workshop and Tour in Seoul, South Korea

I love teaching. I think it is one of the most important things to do in any craft. No matter what discipline, teaching is the only way to…

Yangyang for Seoul Magazine – Travel and Editorial Photographer in South Korea

Being a photographer comes with many benefits. Meeting and working with interesting people, traveling to new places, and learning new things are just a few of these. Recently,…

Street Photography With a Mobile Phone: My Apps and Process From Start to Finish

I have a lot of photographic gear: cameras, lenses, tripods, drone, etc. But if I could have it my way, I would really just shoot everything on my…

Into Travel Photography? Start with your own town. – Asia Travel Photographer

Typically, people who are into travel and landscape photography tend to dream about exotic locations in foreign lands.  But I like to remind my photography students and friends…

Hong Kong Travelogue – Travel and Street Photographer in Asia

Hong Kong is one of those places I will probably never get tired of.  Ask me where I would go if I had a plane ticket to anywhere…

A Night Walk Through Nampodong – Street and Documentary Photographer in Busan, South Korea

A Night Walk Through Nampodong My walk began on Jagalchi (부산 자갈치시장) Seaside Road.  This is the biggest fish market in Korea, but stalls were now mostly empty….

Photo Travelogue: A Trip to the Philippine Cordilleras [Ilocos, Sagada, Bontoc, Banaue Philippines Travel Photographer]

Photo Travelogue: A Trip to the Philippine Cordilleras Luzon, Philippines 2007 I have had these photos on my hard drive for almost 10 years now.  Who knows why…

My Top 10 Photos of 2016 – Asia Travel Photographer

For some time now, it has been a yearly tradition to post my top 10 images of the year.  The list is typically comprised of photos that I have shot…

The Best Places to Photograph in Tongyeong, South Korea

Tongyeong is a city on the southern coast of the Korean peninsula.  Some call it the “Napoli of the Orient”, but I prefer the official slogan, “The Land…

An Autumn Afternoon on Mireuk Island – Tongyeong, South Korea Travelog

For the most part, I consider myself lucky to be living out in the Korean countryside.  It definitely has its challenges, but any complaints usually go away when…

Cokin P-Series Filters are Good Enough  – My Favorite Landscape Filters for Fuji X Mirrorless

Since I uploaded my “What’s in My Bag” YouTube video and accompanying blog post, I’ve received many questions about what camera filters I use with my Fujifilm system.  That’s why…

What’s in My Bag Now (and Why) – Fujifilm Mirrorlesss Landscape and Travel Photography Kit

We all know there is no perfect kit.  But you can get pretty close if you carefully consider your needs and options.  The search for your ideal photography…

My Top 10 Photos of 2015 (Year in Review Part 2) – Korea Travel and Landscape Photographer

Hello again, folks!  I’m back with part 2 of my year in review for 2015.  As I mentioned in part 1, I believe doing a yearly retrospective is a…

Gyeongju Woljeong Bridge 월정교

A Weekend in Gyeongju – Korea Travel and Street Photography

Since I came to Korea in 2008, Gyeongju has been one of my absolute favorite places to visit.  The mix of natural and man-made beauty whose historical ties go…

My Top 10 Photos of 2014 – Korea Travel and Landscape Photographer

As they say, better late than never.  I’ve been wanting to do a 2014 retrospective for a while now, but I never could decide on how to approach…

Yeosu Expo 2 Years Later – Korea Street Photography

Two years ago, Korea hosted International Expo 2012 in the southern coastal city of Yeosu (여수세계박람회). With its theme “The Living Ocean and Coast”, the Expo aimed to…

Small Camera, Big Vistas – My Fujifilm X100s Landscape Photography Kit

When I got the Fujifilm X100s around 8 months ago, I knew I was getting a great tool for street shooting, travel and general-purpose photography with my family….