Food Photography: Same Same But Different

Aside from making steamed rice, fried eggs, and baking bread, I couldn’t cook before I moved to Paris in 2010. During this one year in Paris, in between learning French, photographing Space Invaders and hanging out with AB, I also unlocked the mysteries of the kitchen! After all, there’s only so much of bread, cheese, and 8€ bowls of pho – AB…

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Seeing the World in Monochrome

I spent the weekend going through the photos that I took in Singapore last October. Inspired by my monochrome interpretation of a barbecue, I decided to render more images using an Agfa APX 25 film simulation. I usually take photos using a digital camera (Fuji x100) in raw mode and process the images in colour. I…

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BBQ + Daido Moriyama

While sipping some Valpolicella, I was going to review the recent photos taken in Venice. Instead, I was browsing photos of a mid-day barbecue taken in Singapore last October. My Valpolicella-fueled brain decided to use an Agfa APX 25 film simulation, with some inspiration from Daido Moriyama. Here are the results: Aperol Spritz Milk please for the…

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No Shitty Coffee in Paris

During a recent heated discussion with AB about where to go for coffee in Paris: AB: “You don’t even like coffee!” Me: “Well, I don’t like drinking shitty, over-roasted coffee.” I seldom drink coffee. Once in while, especially when I travel for work and tend to get less sleep than usual, I would have some cappuccino…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Selfie

I’ve never participated in the Weekly Photo Challenge as I rather blog whatever/whenever I feel like. Until today. This week’s topic: Selfie Oxford Dictionaries declared “selfie” as the International Word of the Year 2013, emerging ahead of other shortlisted words such as: Twerk – all credit to Miley Cyrus for bringing it to the forefront…

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