On the Urban and the Sacred
I've been editing for weeks and it's time to call this collection done. So I've put up a section of my website with my thoughts on the project... Read more
And We're Back
So I'm officially back in Portland after two night's travel back from Vietnam. It was a whirlwind of a last month, and a perspective-altering trip all around. There will be... Read more
Shooting Film in Laos
Hello from Saigon...
I've been wandering the frenetic streets of Ho Chi Minh City for a week now, waiting for film to be processed and watching the marvelous functional chaos... Read more
It's been a week in Ko Lanta, a much needed time of decompression.
Here are some early film shots from Chiang Mai...
Headless Buddhas, Chapter 2
I've arrived in the islands for a much needed respite from the randomness of Laos and the chaos of Bangkok. Updates have been sparse for a couple of reasons, namely... Read more
Monochrome, Chapter 3
Another round of monochrome...
And the precious sixty day visa is now on the verge of expiration. The obvious solution is a trip to Laos for a renewal, right? We're... Read more
Monochrome, Chapter 1
After 8 days, 866 kilometers and close to a dozen first-gear mountain passes I'm back in Chiang Mai for a bit.
I shot film the whole trip, so it'll be... Read more
Chiang Mai is inundated with places to eat in the street. Food and drink is so easy to come by, and so cheap, that many Thais don't have kitchens of... Read more
The Headless Buddha
Hello all… So I had to take a couple weeks to work and make some money in order to afford the next few legs of this trip. Alas, this is... Read more
At 82 years old, King Bhumibol Adulyadej has reigned since 1946 and presided over 15 coups, 16 constitutions, and 27 changes of prime ministers. And while laws do forbid speaking... Read more
Signs in Thai
One of my favorite things about traveling internationally is being in places where I can't read all the posted information that I probably didn't want to know anyways. Likewise with... Read more
Chiang Mai has at least three major night markets, and many more minor collections of street vendors, throughout the course of a week. This isn't including the dozen, at least,... Read more
With all the wats and spirit houses in Chiang Mai there are alters of all types abundantly mixed into the cityscape. With these come the offerings which are left in... Read more
While Buddhism is the undisputed popular religion of Thailand, there is still a strong current of animism in the supernatural and superstitious beliefs of the Thais. This is most prominently... Read more
Chiang Mai is dominated by The Wat, and Thailand as a whole is often dubbed "The Land of Wats." They'll be a prominent setting and subject of many photos, so... Read more
I should probably deal with this early... we're going to be seeing a lot of power lines. I've used them in my photos plenty of times before. I think it's... Read more
Hello to everyone from Chiang Mai...
I've spent a good deal of time in the last couple days trying to write this update, but it's a rather overwhelming task to... Read more
Hello everyone, and welcome to 2010. Cheers to new beginnings!
This project is about to kick into high gear – I'm leaving tomorrow, stopping briefly in Cairo and then arriving... Read more
You guys are amazing!
Here I was expecting this project to take at least six weeks, if it was going to work at all, and we're well past my initial... Read more