Photo Wednesday: Langkawi, Malaysia

For those of us who are getting married in, oh, 10 days, here are some nice, tranquil photos to get us through the rest of the week. I'm thinking a set of nice, summery, island pictures of boats lapping against the shore, of children playing in the water, of sandy stretches of beach....of everything and anything that doesn't have to do with … [Read more...]

Photo Wednesday: Singapore City

This week, I decided to try my best at improving my night photography. But why pictures of Singapore? Well, having arrived at 9 p.m. with less than 24 hours to explore the city, I didn't really have time to do anything other than wander around the streets at night. We flew Singapore Airlines (which, yes, was every bit luxurious as I'd heard), … [Read more...]

Photo Wednesday: San Diego

As some of you know, I am totally and inescapably obsessed with my new DLSR camera (yes, yes, I know, I'm a little late joining this revolution, but in my opinion, a little late is better than never!). For the past few months, I've been promising to teach myself something new about photography every week, in the hopes that 1) I can learn the joys … [Read more...]

Photo Essay: Colours of 1 Malaysia Festival

The Colours of 1 Malaysia festival, which was held on May 25th, 2013 at Dataran Mederka, Kuala Lumpur, is hard to describe in words.¬†Founded in 1999 to reflect and celebrate the cultural, racial, sexual, and economic diversity of Malaysia, the event has become an enormous parade, complete with thousands of dancers, costumes, floats, props, and … [Read more...]

One Question with Wendy Gunderson: Photographing People

Wendy Gunderson, a freelance travel photographer, has devoted much of her work to the Caribbean, a place that, in her words, has helped her attain a true sense of irie, which in Jamaica means "an overall feeling of well-being." (Love it, wish I had it). Today, she inaugurates our new One Question segment in which I ask a writer or photographer to … [Read more...]

A Photo Essay of Thai Street Markets

When you're visiting a Thai street market (especially the Damnoen Saduak floating market, which you'll find about 100 miles south of Bangkok), leave your notebook at home. It's a camera and a nose you'll want to bring with you on this trip. Enjoy this photo essay of some of my favorite shots from our trip to Damnoen Saduak, which is, of course, … [Read more...]