In 2014, I had the great fortune to travel and photograph a wide variety of places on our great planet. I saw ancient sites like Borobudur, the world’s largest Buddhist temple that is over 1000 years old. I saw places like Glacier Bay that were buried under ice only 200 years ago. In between, I saw …
When I visit my native Oklahoma, my camera usually stays safely secured in its case.
When I tell people I’m from Oklahoma and ask them if they’ve ever been there before, I almost always get the same reaction. They look off into the distance, their brow furrows and a distressed look enters their eyes.
“He is either telling us to get off his land or he is inviting us to his house,” I said to Kristi as we stood on the edge of a rice paddy watching an elderly man frantically wave at us. “Let’s go towards him and see what happens.”
Street photography is difficult, maybe the most challenging and intimidating genre of photography.
Allow me to brag for just a minute: I won 3rd place in the Greeka.com photo contest with the above photo.
Sometimes, things just work out for the best. Due to some poor planning misinformation I was given, we had to leave Indonesia mid-way through our trip to renew our visa.
Described by Alex Garland in his best selling book, The Beach, as “the centre of the backpacking universe,” Khao San Road in central Bangkok certainly lives up to that description.