Thailand – Stuck in Customs

Thailand Deep into the Night

Growing Up without Borders Interview

Here’s a fun interview I did a few days ago! 🙂 Enjoy 🙂

Daily Photo – Thailand Deep into the Night

I rarely take long exposure shots in these tropical places at night, but, when I do, I’m always surprised! It looks a little weird, right? Like it could be daytime but with really strange lighting? I think that’s what I like about long exposure night photography… in that everything comes out a bit surprising!

Thailand Deep into the Night

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2018-06-28 04:39:59
  • CameraILCE-7RM3
  • Camera MakeSony
  • Exposure Time5
  • Aperture2.8
  • ISO500
  • Focal Length31.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramManual
  • Exposure Bias

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Drama in Thailand

The Mandalorian

Don’t forget to check out this new amazing show! It’s really well done… better than a lot of the movies in a way!

Daily Photo – Drama in Thailand

One evening in Pattaya I sneaked down through the jungle to get up close to this temple. It wasn’t quite open for public consumption yet, but I simply had to get a photo. I thought the outline of the thing was so epic, so I tried to focus on that in post.

Drama in Thailand

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2014-07-28 00:13:32
  • CameraILCE-7R
  • Camera MakeSony
  • Exposure Time1/125
  • Aperture7.1
  • ISO160
  • Focal Length10.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramAperture-priority AE
  • Exposure Bias

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In Studio in Bang Saray

Daily Photo – In Studio in Bang Saray

My friend Chris Craker has an amazing music studio a bit south of Pattaya in Thailand in a little beach town called Bang Saray. I stayed here for about a week and it was cool to watch so many music artists at work together. I don’t really hang out around musicians… I’m kind of a loner artist on my own, so it was super interesting to watch how they all worked and collaborated together.

In Studio in Bang Saray

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2014-07-28 19:50:45
  • CameraILCE-7R
  • Camera MakeSony
  • Exposure Time1.6
  • Aperture7.1
  • ISO200
  • Focal Length11.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramManual
  • Exposure Bias

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Island-Hopping in Thailand

Cool Article in Wired

Here is a cool article about “The Mystery of Memory” in WIRED magazine that features me, my photography, and a bit of scientific analysis. If you look at it on the web, you’ll see it has an incredibly cool format for scrolling too… never seen anything quite like it!

Daily Photo – Island-Hopping in Thailand

One day while at Phulay Bay, I jumped onto a boat to take a tour of the archipelago. A few of the islands had these little caves where people would have little shops and sell things. You can see one of them tucked away there back underneath the limestone awning.

Island-Hopping in Thailand

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2015-12-29 11:35:37
  • CameraDSC-RX100M4
  • Camera MakeSony
  • Exposure Time1/2500
  • Aperture3.2
  • ISO800
  • Focal Length14.3 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramManual
  • Exposure Bias

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Floating over Krabi

Ape Using Social Media

Ape using a Smartphone from BeAmazed

Daily Photo – Floating over Krabi

Here is a recent processing of a single RAW file I took over Krabi. I never get tired of looking at these pleasant archipelagos out there drifting across the ocean. I’ve thought about spending more time in Thailand, actually… one thing is for sure… you are always guaranteed a good sunset!

Floating over Krabi

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2018-06-28 19:39:08
  • CameraFC220
  • Camera MakeDJI
  • Exposure Time1/800
  • Aperture2.2
  • ISO100
  • Focal Length4.7 mm
  • FlashNo flash function
  • Exposure ProgramProgram AE
  • Exposure Bias-1.34

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The Missing Link

Updated Kit.com

Don’t forget to pop over to my Kit.com to see all my latest goodies. I’m actually the least materialistic person in the world (!!), but I do like to have a few goodies to help my creative life and inspire me.

Daily Photo – The Missing Link

Thailand is surrounded by islands with some of the most epic shapes. It’s really fun just to hang out in front of the boat with your camera, and do a bit of target practice. I probably took over 100 photos up there, and this one was one of my favorites. Even though the water was that perfect Thai-blue, I decided to reduce it to black and white to keep it about the shapes rather than the color.

The Missing Link

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2018-03-21 20:58:21
  • CameraILCE-7RM3
  • Camera MakeSony
  • Exposure Time1/3200
  • Aperture4.5
  • ISO200
  • Focal Length105.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramManual
  • Exposure Bias

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Over Bangkok

New Insta360 One X Camera

I’m loving this thing! It’s so much better than the previous one… shooting at 5.7K! Be sure to check out my updated Kit.com to see it my gadgets list!

Daily Photo – Over Bangkok

I only had one night in Bangkok, but it wasn’t nearly as exciting as that song would indicate. I was pretty exhausted, but I did find this cool rooftop restaurant to have a great dinner with amazing views. Right after this, a huge thunderstorm started, and I was out without an umbrella. It was at least a 15-minute walk back to my place (I stayed at the St. Regis – super nice!), and I could not decide if I wanted to get soaked or wait it out. Eventually, the universe delivered me a perfect umbrella that already had the St. Regis logo on it! I was like… hey, that’s kinda weird. But I took it as a sign… a sign to use an umbrella.

Over Bangkok

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2018-06-27 00:11:35
  • CameraILCE-7RM3
  • Camera MakeSony
  • Exposure Time1/15
  • Aperture2.8
  • ISO1000
  • Focal Length22.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramManual
  • Exposure Bias

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A Midnight Stroll in Krabi

Critique Show #3

Here’s yet another critique show for ya! 🙂 I actually am not sure if we’ll keep these going or not, as they take quite a bit of time to create and edit. But, hey, you never know… it’s a good experiment!

Daily Photo – A Midnight Stroll in Krabi

This is the entrance to the Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Krabi. How beautiful is this place? I actually did yoga in that place a few times… It was a perfect and serene place to practice. I would also take strolls around here at night, always with my camera in tow.

A Midnight Stroll in Krabi

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2018-06-28 00:37:24
  • CameraILCE-7RM3
  • Camera MakeSony
  • Exposure Time10
  • Aperture6.3
  • ISO320
  • Focal Length16.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramManual
  • Exposure Bias

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Boat Adventure in Thailand

Drone Photo from Thailand

Below is one of the very first photos I got from a drone in Thailand. I would love to go back and do these again with my Mavic 2! It has this feature I think is pretty awesome where it will zoom into 48mm and take a series of 9 shots that you can then stitch together into something very high-rez.

Floating Over Krabi

Daily Photo – Boat Adventure in Thailand

Yesterday’s photo featured a sunset from this exact same place! The next morning I woke up and headed over to the beach where this cool boat was waiting to take me on a little adventure! We did some island-hopping and I took my drone with me to get some photos. It’s always a hair-raising experience to launch and land drones on a boat, and this was no different. There were definitely some high anxiety moments!

Boat Adventure in Thailand

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2018-06-29 14:34:33
  • CameraILCE-7RM3
  • Camera MakeSony
  • Exposure Time1/1000
  • Aperture6.3
  • ISO200
  • Focal Length38.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramManual
  • Exposure Bias

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Sunset in Krabi

Check out my Kit!

I’m always making updates to my kit.com that includes everything from my favorite books to my recommended camera gear to my crazy gadgets. Of course, sharing this goes against my minimalist, non-consumer inner drives. I don’t really have a lot of stuff, but, for the stuff I have, I choose stuff that adds to my life and does not subtract from it.

Adobe Bridge How To

We received a nice email from a Passport Member asking about Adobe Bridge and how I use it. I realized I had never made a video about that before, so this was the perfect opportunity. In this video, I also share a little bit about my workflow. Enjoy!

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Daily Photo – Sunset in Krabi

Here’s another crazy sunset I saw while in Krabi, Thailand at the Ritz-Carlton Reserve. To be totally honest, I felt like a very lazy photographer when I was there. It was just too easy to waltz out of my room, get my bare feet in the sand, and then set up to take a photo. Here’s a fun word for you… Crepescular. That kind of light that is shooting out from the clouds is called “crepuscular” light. I don’t really know why that is interesting other than me enjoying the texture of that word.

Sunset in Krabi

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2018-06-29 23:36:22
  • CameraILCE-7RM3
  • Camera MakeSony
  • Exposure Time1/400
  • Aperture7.1
  • ISO200
  • Focal Length105.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramManual
  • Exposure Bias

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