It’s like a blink, a moment caught on pause before it’s flooded over with conversation or movement. I love that kind of photography.
Sydney is an extroverted city. The energy is dispersed thinly across it’s miles of white sandy beaches and outdoor patios. Cold countries and rainy cities force you to find refuge behind closed doors. The upside of this is the feeling of energy squeezed tightly together in small places. When the streets feel desolate and empty, people are gathered by the fire in lively homes or in overflowing, cheerful pubs. That kind of energy is feels thick and almost palpable.
It’s odd to experience winter in the middle of June. It will always be a month I cannot help but associate with warmth and summer. Before leaving for work this morning I wrapped my scarf around my neck, slipped my mittens in my pocket and grabbed my umbrella. I stood at the front door, peering […]
One year ago today, just after my 27th birthday, I moved to Sydney, Australia. Right before I left a friend of mine told me about this app called ‘One Second a Day.’ The app, created by TedTalker Cesar Kuriyama, simply prompts you to take one second of footage every day. My friend encouraged me to […]
Life is pretty good…
It’s winter in Beijing and I’m at a crowded bar with loud music. As I take my jacket off, I ask my friends if they want a drink. They nod. I push my way to the front of the bar, squeezing through the crowd and lean my elbows on the counter.
I remember a few years ago, sitting in the auditorium of one of my Travel and Tourism classes in College, while a young guy with a puka shell necklace, spiky hair and enthusiastic hand movements, raved to us about joining a program called SWAP in Australia. This non-profit organisation owned by the Canadian government encourages young Canadians […]
I love getting the chance to take a break from the city and immerse myself in nature. We left early (ish) Saturday morning to see the famous Figure 8 Pools in Royal National Park but missed them because tide was too high. In order to actually see them you have to go at low tide. […]
August 6, 2015. It was cold today. I woke up and went to a nearby cafe. I ordered a delicious coffee, a piece of toast with peanut butter. While I sat in the cafe eating my breakfast, I met a young blonde girl sitting across from me. She was Danish and just finished her year […]