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Is A.I. the Death Knell of Photography?

Does A.I. (Artificial Intelligence) really spell the end for us photographers? I do concur somewhat with Roman Fox who wrote an article back in 2023, explaining in some terms that nothing can quite beat the “realness” of photography – holding a real camera, being out there and interacting with real people. In my view, there is no …

Valley and Church in a Faraway Land

Mid-2024 Projects

In just a few weeks, I will be setting off for my next photo adventure, in some faraway lands known for its picturesque valleys and wonderful wine.  A mouth-watering assortment of dumplings. Source – AI-generated imagery. Stay tuned for updates! Disclosure: All images used in this post were created with generative A.I..

Kuala Lumpur Heatwave - AI Depiction

Heatwave

The heat is upon us – and it’s unforgiving as much as it is relentless. Some schools in the region had even been forced to close, given the dangerously high temperatures that have engulfed some metropolitan areas in the Southeast Asian region. Sweltering Heat in Southeast Asia – Image Generated with Microsoft Copilot Designer. Describing the …

Stelae of Doctors, Temple of Literature, Hanoi, Vietnam

Prime Time in Hanoi – Experiencing Tet and Working Within Limitations

Just recently, I had written a piece about my walk around at the Chinese New Year Bazaar at Singapore Chinatown. Every year, the streets of Chinatown bursts into a lively spectacle, and attracts throngs of locals and tourists alike.  The Chinese New Year holidays are usually (for me at least) a brief respite from the daily …

Temple of Literature, Singapore Chinatown

Chinese New Year @ Singapore Chinatown

The past couple of weeks had seen a flurry of activities at Singapore Chinatown as families prepared to celebrate the coming of the Year of the Dragon. I usually avoid crowds, but simply couldn’t pass up the once-in-a-year opportunity to photograph and document the festivities at the Chinatown Lunar New Year Bazaar and surrounding streets.  To keep things simple, …

Hooker Valley Track

Picture Stories – Hooker Valley

Hooker Valley Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park, South Island, New Zealand2023 The Story Behind Hooker Valley is accessible via the Hooker Valley Track, which is one of the most popular and scenic walking tracks in New Zealand. It is a mostly flat track that offers beautiful views of the surrounding Southern Alps. The track …

Moonset Over Wanaka, 2023

The South Island Project – Itinerary and Photo Plan

I had the privilege to visit South Island, New Zealand in November and December 2023. A land of immense beauty, I couldn’t resist the opportunity to capture as best as I could the incredible landscapes of this wonderful country. https://youtu.be/B6lYWXmEqLY As mentioned in a previous article, the plan was to cover a number of towns in …

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The Mobile Eye – 05 December 2023

Art Gallery Building, Christchurch, New Zealand During my visit to Christchurch in December 2023, we stayed at an apartment just a short walk from the Christchurch Art Gallery. Seen in front of the gallery building is Chapman’s Homer, by Michael Parekowhai. The art installation consists of a bronze bull atop a grand piano. This picture was …

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The Mobile Eye – 03 December 2023

Lake Tekapo, New Zealand Lake Tekapo is home to famous The Church of the Good Shepherd. I visited the lake while the lupins in the surrounding area were in full bloom. This picture – shot with my iPhone 12 Pro, was taken during a walk by the lake shore, which was littered with rocks, large and small, …