Abandoned in Charleroi

During a conversation with a group of journalists from the UK: Journalist 1: How do you find Brussels? Me: It’s a small city (blah blah blah)… It’s very convenient to visit and explore other cities from Brussels. Journalist 2: Where have you been in Belgium? Me: I’ve not been to most of the country yet. I really…

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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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Paris Colours

I was trying to get the focus right on AB’s Voigtlander Bessa rangefinder. She walked up, took out her iPhone and snapped a photo of the wall art. I was still trying to get the image focused on AB’s camera when she came up to me: “Can I help take a photo of you?” I smiled and replied, “Non,…

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Stop. Frame. Shoot.

Saturday, 23 March 2013: I finished a roll of expired Solaris 400 using AB’s Voigtlander Bessa rangefinder. It was my first time using a rangefinder and it wasn’t too hard to get a hang of it. It was also the first time I’ve shot with a film camera in more than a year. How I miss…

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