Japan’s Graceful Sakura

Autumn used to be my favorite season in Japan because of the beautiful red and orange colours you can find in the trees. My recent trip to Japan made me reconsider my stance, as I feel like I'm discovering the pleasures of viewing the sakura (cherry blossoms) again. Sakura are immensely difficult to catch at ...

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Achieving Balance

There is really something fascinating about Japan. Everywhere, you can see its attention to perfection, the harmony and the balance, the respect for others and for nature, etc. It's not just to be keep appearances like a superficial smile to someone, it's rooted deep down in the culture and in people. When I look at ...

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At The Mercy of The Gods

I cannot imagine what the first ancient Nordic people could have thought about the magnificent auroras at the time. Was it the same awe that struck me when I saw the Northern Lights for the first time or fear that Gods would unleash their wrath on Earth? Even backed with scientific explanations, it's a phenomenon ...

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The Spectre of Antelope Canyon

Upper Antelope Canyon is most famous for its light beams coming into the canyon. They are particularly visible when particles such as dust or sand is floating in the air and are great photo opportunities. It's maybe now even more famous after a press release announcing that a photograph taken by Peter Lik allegedly sold ...

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Overgrown

An abandoned railway in the Taipingshan park in Taiwan got overgrown by the beautiful nature of the mountain. A typhoon was getting close to Taiwan on that day but I didn't back down and I'm happy I went ahead anyway. I think the mist adds to the mystery of the place. Please expand the photo ...

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Another Face of Hong Kong

I have been guilty of portraying Hong Kong as a crazy city with tall buildings and narrow streets, while leaving aside another one of its important aspects: the countless hikes in the mountains and other green areas. Thanks to talented photographer Justin Law and to Canon HK organising workshops for members of the Club Canon, ...

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