Coastal walk on Lantau island: Tai O to Tung Chung

Following the Tung O ancient trail, we walked from Tai O village to Tung Chung estate on Hong Kong’s Lantau island. Spanning around 16km, this was a relaxing walk with impressive water views as we passed rustic villages and mangrove forests.

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Girl in Red

I was in Tokyo for only four days after 12 days touring around Hokkaido with my family in 2012. It was in August. Summer in Tokyo is generally hot and humid. When we were there, it felt like the heat was sapping the energy out of us. How refreshing it was every time we passed…

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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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