Robin in Bangkok, part II

Continued from Part 1

Since it was my first time in Bangkok, I decided to spend a full day at the Ayutthaya historical park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. I knew that the temples and general landscape have been photographed countless times before, so I challenged myself to shoot these tourist attractions in my own style and avoid making a a clone of the many images already out there.

[Read more…]

Robin in Bangkok, part I

I planned on visiting Bangkok some time at the end of last year, but with the South Africa trip in December, I decided to make Bangkok item #1 on my agenda for 2019. This was my first ever visit to Bangkok and was fully intended to be a personal holiday, but somehow turned into partial work when Olympus Thailand invited me to conduct a street photography talk. With half a day blocked for the talk and me visiting the usual tourist traps and temples of Bangkok, I was left with little time for street photography. I did manage two full morning sessions of shutter therapy around the Bangkok Hua Lamphong Railway station and surrounding areas leading to Chinatown, and I shall be sharing my images here.

[Read more…]

POTD: The boatman

_M9P1_L1013067 copy

The Boatman, Chao Phraya River, Bangkok. Leica M9-P, 35/1.4 ASPH FLE

POTD: Evening shadows

_M9P1_L1012712 copy
Evening Shadows, Bangkok. Leica M9-P, 35/1.4 ASPH FLE

POTD: Night bus

_M9P1_L1012454 copy
Night Bus, Bangkok. Leica M9-P, 35/1.4 ASPH FLE