Graduation Day

July 4, 2015 / 0 comments

Today, Saturday June 26th, is Irene’s big day. Today, she graduates from a Taipei school with a bachelor degree in international business. Today, Irene is all smiles and happiness as the picture shows. She must be hot in the black robe and the hat. It’s 38°C outside and even hotter inside the crowded Sun Yat…

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can your lens break my mask in pieces?

June 18, 2015 / 2 comments

her eyes caught me from the first beginning. i never told a girl or a woman that she had beautiful eyes. if it ever was a rule, i broke it. she really wanted to be photographed more than all other punk kids i once met on a huge train station before we all got dismissed…

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chiquita destornillador

June 11, 2015 / 4 comments

i walked along a street one morning in Barcelona in search for a screwdriver. i know, i know, the start is strange even for me, but let me explain the sitution: i have Horizon 202 panoramic film camera with some technical problem to use the film rewind lever. so each time after finishing a roll i need a…

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john, lord of steam locomotives

June 1, 2015 / 2 comments

i am not specially interested in trains, engines and the railroad business, but the relics of the western pacific railroad company you can find all over the place in california always caught my eye, because i am fascinated by the gold rush era and everything that remained to be seeked and found. on a two…

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captain darius

May 28, 2015 / 2 comments

I usually don’t take a camera with me while diving. However, during the 4 days diving on the Seychelles, I had a bit of time during lunch. I went out for the first two dives of the day at 9am coming back for lunch and picking up more people for two more afternoon dives. Darius…

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Joseph the stranger

story makes a story or Joseph the stranger

May 23, 2015 / 4 comments

Some (long) time ago i posted the story when we first met. Joseph was curious why i wanted to take a picture of him and i promised to bring him the printed portrait. Life is too busy and I did not noticed that almost half a year passed since we met. last week i just did…

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on a northbound train

May 5, 2015 / 1 comment

The other day I was sitting on a northbound train out of Munich. It was just past 9am. I got a coffee and a sandwich before getting onto the train. I just settled my stuff and got my kindle out when a group of Chinese walked in looking for their seats. My first thought was 我的天阿…

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the dead salmon’s murderer

April 25, 2015 / 2 comments

there is nothing around the amargosa opera house & hotel in death valley junction but a handfull of abandoned buildings, a mine or gravel plant that doesn’t seem to be running and the amargosa cafe. it offers free breakfast (toast & coffee) for hotel guests. if you are tired of granola bars and apples, which…

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mario

April 14, 2015 / 4 comments

this teenage boy i met among other kids hanging out at the train station before we all had been dismissed … (please read the full background story here) i talked to him for a while – i forgot asking for his name, i was distracted by what the cap said. he was very shy, kind and polite….

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Mobile Piano Anna

April 1, 2015 / 6 comments

As SXSW 2015 ends, it reminds me of my time at this famed festival last year.  You get to meet a lot of interesting people.  One of which I met Anna, who lives in a motorhome that’s a makeshift “mobile venue”.  Anna, originally from Montana has lived in New Orleans for the last few months after…

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