Hawai’i is not just O’ahu; it is also Maui, the Big Island, Molokai, Kauai, etc. O’ahu is also not just Waikiki; it is a bunch of other excellent beaches like Waimea, Waimanalo, Kailua, Kualoa, Ka’a’awa (pronounced Ka-a-ava). If there’s a perfect place to get lost in, is in some beach with un-pronounce-able place names like Pupukea or Kaihalulu. The … More Road Trip O’ahu
Outside of Hamilton Library at the University of Hawaii at Manoa is this beautiful, tree-lined walk that I could not stop capturing on camera. This was even before I had learned that the next weekly challenge is going to be this sort of thing—two shots of the same view. I don’t know why, but I … More Weekly Photo Challenge: One Shot, Two Ways
A masterpiece of urban planning, the Central Business District (CBD) of Singapore shows us what can be achieved if humans plan and execute. One of Salvador Dali‘s masterpieces, Persistence of Memory, which features a fluid watch draped on a tree (shown below) is a personal favorite. Imagine my surprise to see this idea re-created using a … More Weekly Photo Challenge: Masterpiece(s)
…and yummy! Oyster Rockefeller, anyone? (While the post is fresh, the challenge isn’t. But as they say, better late than later! ^_^)
That time of the day I love the most–but which I don’t get to enjoy as often as I’d like–is that magical hour when the world is poised for a sunset. It is the stuff of poetry: soft dusk slowly descends in mauves, yellows, purples. Day gives way to lilac evenings. Sunrise allows golden hours … More Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour
For feeling nostalgic, I look at certain photos. Specifically, this photo taken in 2009 near one of France’s most iconic structures. Outside the Louvre, a few steps away from I.M. Pei’s pyramid, stands this carefree woman I am finding hard recognizing now. Thinner, younger, and from the looks of it, happier, she, along with her … More Weekly Photo Challenge: Nostalgic
Landscape shots take in an entire area all at once; close-up shots privilege the detail. Because I do not want to miss any details, I would like to show this “world” as seen through my lens.