Posted by HC on Nov 23, 2013
I was in Tokyo last week. On Thursday night, I met with my best friend Jim who happened to be in town at the same time. We went to Omoide Yokocho (Memory Lane) located only a few hundred meters from the West exist of Shinjuku station. This place was introduced by my photographer friend Dave from Shoottokyo. He took a lots of amazing photos from this place. His blog “Where to shoot in Tokyo” is here.
Omoide Yokocho (思い出横町) was… read more →
Posted by HC on Nov 11, 2013
Last Thursday during lunch break, I went to Bongeunsa which is only 5 minutes walk from my office in Seoul. It’s a Buddhist temple located in Samseong-dong, Gangnam area. The temple was founded in 794. To my surprise, I went there just in time to witness a special Buddhism ceremony.
Now follow me through this unique 45 minutes experience …
Apparently some came here to worship and pray straight from the near by office buildings …
The temple has prepared… read more →
Posted by HC on Nov 08, 2013
I was in Seoul for 3 days this week. Here are some street shots I took in the evening. The photo below was taken at Incheon Airport while I was waiting for limo bus to the city. I was just 2 meters away from this Asiana Airlines flight attendant. She was completely immersed in her own world and didn’t even notice someone was taking a photo of her. I like this shot since her smartphone was the only source of… read more →
Posted by HC on Nov 03, 2013
9-11 has made profound impact to Americans and many around the world. I remember vividly the unbelievable images saw on TV the morning 12 years ago. At the time, my parents flew from HK to visit me in LA, their flight was diverted to San Francisco. I wasn’t able to contact them for many hours. It’s was an lingering experience. One of my friends used to work at the World Trade Centre luckily escaped the tragedy since he went home… read more →