Category: Photo Essay

Love will find a way

Last November, I made a last-minute spontaneous decision as usual and flew some 3600km to one of my dream travel destination: Kathmandu, Nepal for the Kathmandu Inside Out Masterclass. I had an absolutely brilliant experience as I met so many amazing people and even turned 20 with 3 cakes courtesy of the […]

25

A little over a year ago, my partner handed me 2 disposable film cameras with 25 exposures each. I’ve worked with film cameras but never with a disposable one. You can catch a glimpse of the camera above; no auto focus -heck there is no focus at all; no metering; […]

Adventures of the Dan Tarts

A few weeks ago, I had the chance to work with the Leica X1 as I joined my partner in one of her school projects, documenting an unseen sight of Singapore. We went to a small fishing port somewhere in Seletar and met some friendly and not so […]

Thaipusam, Photo Essay, Jamie Chan, Singapore, Festival, Washing, No Foreign Lands, Travel, Blogger

Thaipusam 2013

Thaipusam happens on the full moon in the Tamil month of Thai. On this day, thousands of Hindu Devotees honors Murugan, the son of Shiva and Parvati. It is believed that on this day, Parvati presented a spear to Murugan to vanquish an evil demon and combat its […]

Taman Sari, Jogja, Indonesia, Temple, Jamie Chan, No Foreign Lands, Travel Blogger

Jogja -Taman Sari

500  meters south of the Kraton ( A museum of Javanese culture and where the king of Jogja lives) lies the Taman Sari or the Water Castle. The Taman Sari was built for the Sultan’s wives by a Portuguese architect. They would bathe in the fountain and enjoy the beauty of the water […]

Tile Maker, Indonesia, Jogja, Jamie Chan, Travel Blogger, Work

The roof over your head

Hey everyone! I am so sorry I have not been blogging as much>.< I was really overwhelmed with work and life in general the moment the new year began. I promised that my new website will be up soon and am so excited about it. Unfortunately due to certain […]

Joy Villa, Thorston Ovagaard, Leica, Jamie Chan, Singapore, Wedding Dress

Just another day not working

Just last week I had the opportunity to attend a one day workshop with Thorston Overgaard and worked with the Leica M-E, the Summarit 35mm F2.5 and tried out the new Summicron 50mm F2 Apo while I was at it! The workshop touched on the basics of photography and portraiture […]

Kathmandu, Dog, Water, Jamie Chan, No Foreign Lands, Travel Blogger

Water buddies

I think everyone knows this by now that I am a walking nightmare with directions coupled with the fact that I cannot read maps to save my life. Which means while I was in Kathmandu I am lost the moment I step out of my hotel. Then again […]