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  1. Melbourne CBD Tragedy

    23 Jan 2017

    A lady laying flower at the floral shrine on Bourke Street. On Friday 20th Jan 2017 at about 1:30 pm, a car went on a rampage through the CBD of Melbourne, driving on pavement running over pedestrians at a very fast speed. The car later turned into Bourke Street Mall;…


  2. Roll Number 5

    13 Jan 2017

    RMIT A’Beckett Urban Square, Melbourne, Victoria 2016 Roll number 5 was the Fuji Superia X-Tra 400, and until now it’s the only roll of films I managed to complete within a day or a few hours. A friend of mine, Michelle Robinson, was visiting Melbourne from Adelaide and we went…


  3. A Week Without Facebook

    07 Jan 2017

    Summer in Melbourne 2017 It has been a week since I deactivated my Facebook account, so how did it go? Well, it’s still too early to tell, but I reckon it should go well. I have also deleted the Facebook app on my phone so I wouldn’t click on it…


  4. The Waiting Game

    17 Oct 2016

    Etihad Stadium, Melbourne 2015 “How long do you wait at a particular spot for a shot?” One of the questions I got asked a lot. There is no direct answer to this issue, and it also depends on how hungry you are to get the shot. But there are a…


  5. I Always Walk Alone

    27 Sep 2016

    South Melbourne, 2016 No, this is not a blog post about my favourite football club, Liverpool FC, it’s just how I like my photo walks to be at times. Many had asked me about my preference, in a group or alone; I always answered the latter. I could spend the…


  6. The Long March

    30 Jul 2016

    The march started on St Kilda Road “Let’s go!” the leader of the marshals shouted out and the march begins. Beside participants chatting among one another and having their photograph taken with the on duty police officers, the march started quietly. There was no chanting of slogan or whatsoever, it…


  7. Justice, Truth and Peace

    25 Jul 2016

    Seeking justice, telling the truth and appealing for peace Saturday Struggle It was a cold morning, about 9 deg and windy, I struggle to get out of my warm bed on a Saturday morning, what was I thinking? If I find it hard to wake up early to attend a…


  8. The Unusual Protest

    24 Jul 2016

    Appealing for peace in South China Sea Before I go further, I have mentioned in my previous blog post that I try to only discuss photography related issue in my blog, but rules are meant to be broken right? However, don’t expect great political views in this blog (and maybe…


  9. Black Lives Matter in Melbourne

    20 Jul 2016

    Black Lives Matter rally in Melbourne I haven’t hit the street with my camera for a while since I return from my Singapore trip, I just had too much photographs from the trip to process. But when I notice this event on Facebook, I knew I need to get out…


  10. Where do the children play?

    13 Apr 2016

    Not a war zone I haven’t been writing a lot since my exhibition, so many things going on but I promise I will try. Few weeks ago, I chanced upon this unique installation of mist that create an ephemeral cloud in the sculpture garden at NGV International, St Kilda Road.…


  11. RUANG - About the name

    28 Dec 2015

    RUANG Exhibition After Box Hill Community Arts Centre (BHCAC) has no issue changing a solo exhibition to a duo one, we started to brainstorm for a name for the exhibition. We decided not to use our project names (Solitude for Kevin’s and Documenting Space for mine) for this exhibition and…


  12. Finale

    23 Nov 2015

    The tenth prompt for the CCP Salon Instagram Project is Finale. And this is my response to it Finale It has been an exciting journey participating in the CCP Salon Instagram Project for the past ten weeks. Beside photographing the response for the prompts, I have been utilising the camera…


  13. Juxtaposition

    09 Nov 2015

    The ninth prompt for the CCP Salon Instagram Project is Juxtaposition. And this is my response to it Juxtaposition Juxtaposition is subjective. The fact of two things being seen or placed close together with contrasting effect, depends on the photographers and viewers culture background and upbringing. Our understanding define what…


  14. Radiance

    02 Nov 2015

    The eighth prompt for the CCP Salon Instagram Project is Radiance. And this is my response to it Radiance Finally, two more prompts to go and I’m done with the project. Not that it’s something I really enjoy doing (photographing in response to a prompt), but I reckon it’s a…


  15. Viewpoint

    25 Oct 2015

    The seventh prompt for the CCP Salon Instagram Project is Viewpoint. And this is my response to it Viewpoint We all have different viewpoint, about our life, career and many things, about how we feel, what we see and think. Which is why I seldom give my photos a title,…


  16. Fading

    16 Oct 2015

    The sixth prompt for the CCP Salon Instagram Project is Fading. And this is my response to it Fading Fading was a transition tool I always used in video post productions, where you fade in or out from a video clip to another, so I wasn’t sure how to interpret…


  17. Guests

    11 Oct 2015

    The fifth prompt for the CCP Salon Instagram Project is Guests. And this is my response to it Guests Guests always appear as temporary. Humans are guests to planet Earth, because we don’t live forever, Mother Nature is the host. So I can’t include people in my picture for this…


  18. Shadow

    25 Sep 2015

    The third prompt for the CCP Salon Instagram Project is Shadow. And this is my response to it Shadow “When walking through the ‘valley of shadows’ remember, a shadow is cast by a Light.” - Austin O’Malley Shadow-play has been an important part of my street photography work, using shadow…


  19. Horizons

    19 Sep 2015

    The second prompt for the CCP Salon Instagram Project is Horizons. And this is my response to it Horizons “We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon.” - Konrad Adenauer. Konrad Hermann Josef Adenauer (January 5, 1876 – April 19, 1967) was a…


  20. CCP Salon Instagram Project

    12 Sep 2015

    I’m humbled and excited to be invited by Centre for Contemporary Photography for their second annual Instagram project this year. Because this project is supported by Leica, the 10 selected photographers on Instagram will each received a loaned camera, Leica D-Lux from Leica Australia to use for this project.  Upon…


  21. Anterior

    25 Aug 2015

    One of the main reasons for me to visit Ballarat International Foto Biennale 2015 was because of this show, ‘Anterior’. It showcases the work from past and present students from Melbourne Polytechnic Photoimaging (formerly NMIT), where I graduated in 2013.  The first ’Anterior’ exhibition was held last year August, as…


  22. Ballarat International Foto Biennale Day 1

    23 Aug 2015

    Remember to get a copy of the program booklet at Mining Exchange, gold coin donation. Two years ago when I first visited Ballarat for the biennale, it was a cold rainy day. Because it was my first trip, I didn’t actually know where to go for exhibition, I just followed…


  23. Jesse Marlow

    10 Aug 2015

    When it comes to photographers that inspired myself, there is always a few names that pop up. The usual Henri Cartier-Bresson, Ansel Adams, James Nachtwey, Alex Webb, Martin Parr and many more. But there is one photographer that influence me the most in terms of street photography, he is none…


  24. Why the Sony a7S?

    05 Aug 2015

    My first camera was a Canon, so was my second. Then my iPhone became my primary practise in photography. So why do I need another camera? I’m the least to be known as a gearhead, I always believe the camera is just a tool for you to create the imagery…


  25. Anything Goes

    02 Aug 2015

    Anything Goes Musical at Princess Theatre, Melbourne. No, this blog is not about the musical, but it happen that most of the actions during the Anti-Racism rally happens to occur outside Princess Theatre in Melbourne, where the Anything Goes Musical was performing. Someone on my Instagram feed find it irony…


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