On Photography

Japanese Tea Garden at Golden Gate Park

Love Jump JTG

Love Jump JTG, orig­i­nally uploaded by stechico.

I had the plea­sure of tak­ing Kim and Ricky’s Engage­ment pho­tos this past Sun­day. We were ini­tially going to roll to 2 spots: the first was the Japan­ese Tea Gar­den; and the sec­ond was Straw­berry Hill. We actu­ally didn’t get to go to Straw­berry Hill as there were just tons of peo­ple vis­it­ing the Park. And there was nice weather to top it off.

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Went Hunting for Halloween

Went Hunt­ing for Hal­loween, orig­i­nally uploaded by stechico.

A quick getup put together by rolling to the neigh­bor­hood Good­will store.

Safari/explorer/hunter-looking type of hat… $2.
Khaki safari/explorer/hunter-looking type of jacket… $8.
Hal­loween on a Fri­day night… Priceless.

I didn’t have enough time to find a wig, or fill in the side­burns. Would’ve added more to it if any. Any­ways, I hope every­one had a blast and got home safe. Good times!

PS. Here’s what I hunted.

Transformation: Vivre-Réagir

For the con­test “Trans­for­ma­tion: Vivre-Réagir“1, Julien Las­sort and Matthieu Bur­lot explored the human face, the most exposed and per­sonal part of the human body. Their dynamic por­trayal of “1000 et une faces“2 is a mosaic of por­traits and emo­tions that plays off of the power of faces seen close up. Julien Fargo com­posed the melody that encap­su­lates the film. 

  1. In eng­lish, “Trans­for­ma­tion: Live-React” []
  2. In eng­lish, “1000 and one faces” []

Photomonth 2008 Photos

Sweet. Two of my pho­tos got selected to be shown at Pho­tomonth 2008 in London.

pho­tomonth 08 the east lon­don pho­tog­ra­phy fes­ti­val is the largest pho­tog­ra­phy fes­ti­val in the UK with over 100 exhi­bi­tions and events tak­ing place in more than 60 gal­leries and spaces and fea­tur­ing up to 500 pho­tog­ra­phers. This year there is a photo­fair in Spi­tal­fields Traders Mar­ket and the photo-open and the pho­tomonth sem­i­nar are at the Dray Walk Gallery, Old Tru­man Brew­ery. Tom Hunter gives the pho­tomonth lec­ture and the port­fo­lio reviews take place at the Whitechapel. The pho­tomonth work­shops will be found at Lon­don Met­ro­pol­i­tan Uni­ver­sity and shoot expe­ri­ence con­duct a pho­to­graphic trea­sure hunt around Spi­tal­fields. pho­tomonth 08 is also link­ing with Chobi Mela V in Dhaka Bangladesh.

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