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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….

PIK Magazine December 2013 Feature – Korea Editorial Photographer

I was given the honor of being in PIK (Photographers in Korea) Magazine again for their December issue. This time, I got a full 4-page feature. I get…

Hansando: Into the Mist – Tongyeong Korea Landscape and Travel Photography (통영한산도)

As I write this, Korea is falling deeper into winter. It feels especially cold today and I’m missing the warmth of summer more and more. One beautiful thing…

October 2013 Tear Sheets + Quick Tips on Getting Photos Noticed – Korea Editorial Photographer

My work was featured in a couple of publications last month. First up, we have PIK (Photographers in Korea). It’s a new magazine that, as the title states,…

Jeungdo (전라남도증도): The Land of Salt and Mudskippers – Korea Landscape Photography

This past summer my family and I went on a trip to Jeungdo (전라남도증도), an island in South Jeolla province off the western coast South Korea.  Jeungdo is…

Jangma’s Clouds (장마의구름) – Korea Travel and Landscape Photographer

Here’s a little series I did over the summer.  I’ve always been fascinated by the clouds brought by the “Jangma” (장마), or East Asian monsoon and I wanted to…

Cruising Down the Seawall – Korea Jeollabuk-do Travel and Landscape Photography

It’s official! I’m on vacation for the next week! My family and I will be taking a road trip to the province of Jeollanam-do (a.k.a. South Jeolla, 전라남도)….

Under a Cloudy Sky – Jeju Korea Travel and Landscape Photographer

Jeju Island (제주도) is one of Korea’s most popular tourist destinations for locals and foreigners alike. This sub-tropical island paradise is full of natural beauty thanks to its…

Buddha’s Birthday in Korea – My First Month With the Fujifilm X100s

Every May, temples all over Korea light up with lanterns in celebration of Buddha’s birthday. In over four years of living in Korea, I have never really gone…

Love Your Compact Camera

Yesterday, as I was getting ready for a casual Sunday drive and sunset watch with my wife to a picturesque location, I was once again faced with the…