Friday, 15 April 2016

Portrait of Author Lawrence Osborne in the Observer Magazine

I love shooting portraits, especially when the subject and I have time. My shoot with Lawrence was set at the beautiful Siam Hotel, a luxury urban resort on the Chao Praya River in Bangkok. The Observer used two photos in the personality piece beautifully written by journalist Ed Cumming. Click here for the story.

Monday, 11 May 2015

Chungking Mansions Featured in Esquire Magazine

Just got the copy of Esquire Magazine featuring 20 pages on my personal art project of Chungking Mansions, Hong Kong's last ghetto before renovations covered its true character for ever. Thank you, Esquire! Here are a few pages.

Monday, 23 March 2015

Busy with Portraits

It's been a while since my last post. In the past few months, I've been busy working on new projects and doing portraits. I look forward to sharing both with you. For more follow me on my Facebook page. See you soon!

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Summer ends in Saigon

What a busy summer starting with the exhibition of the Chungking Mansions photographs bringing in visitors from America, Butan, Japan, France, England, Russia and many other places. It was a wonderful experience working with the gallery owners, my generous mentors and sponsors, the printers and so many others. It couldn't have been as successful without their support. Straight after the exhibition came guest tutoring at the Nic Dunlop Photography Workshop, which reminded me how rewarding teaching can be--I taught English to non-native speakers of all ages for thirteen years and ran my own school for six. We all have secrets. I have been very fortunate to have several world-renowned photographers as my mentors over the years and it's time to share the knowledge and experience. The students were fantastic coming from Germany, Ireland, the Philippines and other places. And now, back in Saigon, it's time to return to the existing projects: finding the next art space for the Chungking Mansions photographs or perhaps a publisher, more photos to add to my personal project Full Metal Sunhat: Grannies of Vietnam, and many others. I look forward to keeping you posted. I hope you've had a wonderful summer, too.

Saturday, 17 May 2014

First Exhibition: Hiraeth: Photographs of Chungking Mansions

I'm very pleased to announce my first solo exhibition opening on 12th of June 2014 at 6.30pm at the RMA Institute in Bangkok. Hope to see you there!

Monday, 24 March 2014

Guest Tutoring at Nic Dunlop Workshops in Bangkok

Award-winning photographer Nic Dunlop now offering Nic Dunlop Workshops in Bangkok. A rare opportunity to learn from one of the masters of documentary photography. I will be guest tutoring during the five-day intensive course for anyone keen in photography or want the experience of producing your own photo essay. Only 15 places available. 27th July to 1st August. For more details click here.

Sunday, 22 December 2013

The Observer's 20 Photographs of the Week

Pictures from Chinese tourism story on "The Observer's 20 photographs of the week" list. Link to full set of pics here. Text by award-winning journalist Abigail Haworth coming soon!

Friday, 20 December 2013

First Cover. Observer Magazine!

I'm thrilled that my picture is on the cover of this week's Observer Magazine. UK friends, please pick up a copy and read award-winning journalist Abigail Haworth's brilliant article on Chinese tourism. More photos inside.

Monday, 17 June 2013

Smile Magazine Feature: Let's Wok It Out

Still tucked in the seat pocket in front of you on your June Cebu Pacific Airways flight. To read the feature, go here on p.54.