• 28 Feb0
    Bangkok Again

    Bangkok Again

    It’s a pleasure to be back in Bangkok. I can disregard the noise and heat, resign myself to dodging motorcycle taxis on the sidewalks, ignore the numberless touts and deal with the sclerotic traffic. That fades into the background. Bangkok is stoic and epicurean.  Graft and floods are counterbalanced by a constant parade of beautiful […]

     
  • 26 Feb0
    Magha Puja Day in Thailand

    Magha Puja Day in Thailand

                  I had the opportunity to photograph the Magda Puja ceremonies at the Dhammakaya Foundation Temple north of Bangkok. Magha Puja celebrates the day Buddha first taught what became Buddhism to 1200 monks and is considered the second holiest day of the Buddhist calendar. Hundreds of thousands of worshipers […]

     
  • 14 Feb0
    Death Valley with Jennifer Wu

    Death Valley with Jennifer Wu

                    Jennifer Wu and I enjoyed leading a workshop in Death Valley. We had to decide on the fly where to photograph given shifting weather, but luck was on our side. Jen gave lectures on how to photograph the night sky during mid day, and we shot at […]