The Wallow

I read an article the other day. It was by someone, who once again, tried to force his own definition of “good street photography” over the gullible masses. Or, thats really not what he did. He didn’t construct his vision of good street photography, he...

The conundrum of my photographic identity

It’s very upbeat and in-time to write about your personal issues correlated to your art form. I’ve read so many of these posts from various artists that I get quite suspicious as to the reasoning behind said posts. I always suspected alterior, sales-oriented motifs. That...

When the journey is the purpose

Here we are. Once again. I have tons of stuff I feel I need to blog about. Lenses, philosophies. Images, technical reviews. But here we are. Again. I always seem to avoid the things that truly beg for any attention. I get preoccupied with redirecting my consciousness...

Solace

Many things happen around us. At all times, life happens. I have had some extremely busy weeks lately. Months even. Buying into my own clinic and finally settling as a G.P. has been one of those life-changing events in line with getting married or having...

London F

So, it’s been some days since Fujifilm dropped a lot of gear on us. Just like most of 2016, I was right in the middle of the storm. Fujifilm UK asked me to run an X100F presentation workshop for journalists on the 19th, right after...

Fujinon 50mm f/2 first look – Completing compact

A compact 50mm, to complete the Fujinon f/2 nifty lens trilogy has finally arrived. And it’s fantastic.  Back in the fall of 2015 I reviewed the newly released 35mm f/2. It is an awesome lens, that I to this day still use on a weekly, if...

How to Capture the Beauty of Nature in Flatlay Photography

By Ja Soon Kim I was a graphic designer and an art director in advertising for many years. I hold a BFA in fine art. Photography is my passion. Photography is an art form in that you are able to create or captures images...

Pic(k) of the week 2: Playing games at Khlong Toei market

First time I heard about Thai photographer, Rammy Narula, was through French Street Photographer Valerie Jardin. Both Ramy and myself appeared on her popular podcast "Streets of the World"; to check out the one about Bangkok click here, while my talk about Dubai can be found here. Valerie...

Kölner report

I promised you. I promised to show. But promises are just so easily broken, aren’t they? I think I needed to sit on it for a while. Soak it all in. Just process it. Let it resonate, and then pick it back up. Maybe I...

Horizontal Solitude

Is this thing on? I’m very sorry for the lack of updates to the site this last month and a half. It’s not that I havn’t picked up the laptop, opened up a fresh tab and punched in the URL of the site. Cause I...