United States: Hello, Dear Old Friend

Having spent a year in Asia, I really found coming back to the United States to be a HUGE reverse culture shock! My flight arrived late, I missed my first bus back to Philly, and I got ripped off $400 for an illegal cab ride from JFK Airport to Downtown Manhattan. I got to say, thanks for the welcome back gift America. Read on to hear about my first month back in the land of the free! … More United States: Hello, Dear Old Friend

Vietnam: Hanoi, Ninh Binh, Ha Long Bay

5 days, 4 nights, 3 cities, 2 travelers, 1 unbelievable experience! Although our itinerary was packed back to back, my friend and I truly got to experience northern Vietnam in its entirety. We ate our way through Hanoi, cycled through beauty scenery in Ninh Binh, and cruised along Halong Bay with new friends. Although others told me that such an itinerary was very rushed, I did not regret the fact that I was always on the move, not wasting any second we had. Here I share my first Vietnam experience with you all. … More Vietnam: Hanoi, Ninh Binh, Ha Long Bay

Selamat Malaysia

If you are looking for a quick getaway from Singapore, quickly buy a bus or plane ticket and head on over to Malaysia! With an exchange rate of 1 Singapore Dollar to 3 Malaysian Ringgits, you can easily shop, eat, and simply enjoy a weekend of fun. From the capital city of Kuala Lumpur, to the scenic cities of Eastern Malaysia, make Malaysia your next destination when you stop by Singapore. … More Selamat Malaysia

Become More Than Just A Photographer

Those that create new ideas were more than just a photographer, they were artists. They didn’t just rely on meet ups and shoot whatever was provided, but rather spent the hours thinking about how to develop an artwork that expressed their original idea, turning that idea into a reality. From researching the location of their shoot, to finding the most suitable models, to styling the models, a lot more effort was put into the works of artists who wanted to create something new. Furthermore, they engaged with their model and with their surroundings to enhance the mood they wished to capture. I want to be artist; to be able to turn my ideas and thoughts into an artwork. … More Become More Than Just A Photographer

Nudity – An Art with Intentions

The art of nudity in photography has fallen short of being considered art, or even photography. When shooting nudity, there is a fine line between art and pornography – the former is done with creative intentions, and the latter, with sexual ones. During my first time shooting nudity, I came to better understand this artform and why it holds a message that is so powerful, yet so easily tarnished. … More Nudity – An Art with Intentions