(2048×838) In Bangalore, there are dogs everywhere. I was there in Spring of 2010, and it was already 35C (95F) during the day. By the time it’s hot out, most of the dogs are taking naps in the shade, under cars or trees, basically anywhere that’s not super hot. I don’t blame them.
(2048×840) One of the things I found charming about Bangalore was the signage. There were so many hand-pained signs, on wood panels and on the sides of buildings. I came across this sign for John Panter on a long walk. I wasn’t sure what it meant. Who is John Panter? I guess if I wanted Continue reading →
as a tourist in bangalore, if you want to do some shopping you end up at brigade road. it’s a dense commercial area that is home to a plethora of outlets, shops, stalls, and street vendors. you will be yelled after and followed by people peddling their wares, offering to be your rickshaw driver for Continue reading →
visiting a foreign country where your native language is spoken but not indigenous is an interesting experience. it’s like lending a someone a camera .. the mechanics of its use are the same but the product are different. you know what it’s capable of, but the resulting product brings a few surprises. this is how Continue reading →
the auto-rickshaw, so abundant they merit their own wikipedia page. these are little three-wheeled cabs just large enough for two adult passengers. they’re the easiest way to get around if you have a short trip in mind. usually you bargain with the driver. most travel sites recommend not getting in a cab unless the meter Continue reading →
a project at work evolved into a three week business trip to india so i could setup new infrastructure and do some hands-on training with my colleagues there. i just returned to the u.s. this past weekend and i’m still suffering from jetlag, but slowly things are returning to normal for me. india was pretty Continue reading →
in may of 2009, our friend jonathan decided to plan a trip to yosemite to hike up half dome. the time finally came around and six of us took a friday off and camped in the north pines campsite and eventually made our way up. i’d never actually been to yosemite before and it had Continue reading →
discarded chair in a chinatown alleyway, oakland, california. this alley was a treasure trove of great objects, light, and graffiti. i found some similar alleys in san francisco’s chinatown, some locations i hope to use for portraits in the future. i think my current desire is to go there with my 8×10 and a subject Continue reading →