Beitou Hot Springs for Jetstar

Posted by on Apr 9, 2015 in blog, Published, Taiwan, travel | No Comments

Beitou Hotsprings is a hotspring area originally developed by the Japanese. Easily accessible by MRT, it’s historical sites and hotspring scenery makes for a great daytrip. I shot these photos on assignment for Jetstar. This stream runs out of Thermal Valley (sometimes called hell Valley) and the colors make for interesting photos. The Beitou Hotsprings […]

Silkroad Magazine — Taiwan Old Brands

Silkroad Magazine — Taiwan Old Brands

A recent assignment for Silkroad taking photos of four generational shops around Taiwan turned out to be a lot of fun as all the traditional shops and subjects were interesting and photogenic. The third shop I went to was Hsiang Ren He’s traditional drum making shop now run by Wang Hsi-kun. Wang Hsi-kun is the […]

Dawes Bicycle Brochure 2015

Dawes Bicycle Brochure 2015

Posted by on Apr 5, 2015 in blog, Photography, Published | No Comments

Recently shot bicycles for British bike company Dawes at a bicycle factory here in Tainan for their 2015 brochure Not my usual type of photography and wouldn’t like to do this for a living (although it may be more lucrative than the editorial I usually do) but it is fun to do every once-in-a-while I […]

Renaissance — Ice cream, Bubble Milk Tea and Black Thunder

Renaissance — Ice cream, Bubble Milk Tea and Black Thunder

Posted by on Apr 5, 2015 in blog, Photography, Published | No Comments

An assignment to photograph popular low-priced food-and-drink treats in Taiwan for Renaissance Magazine My son doesn’t like posing for me but ice cream and bubble milk tea were wonderful incentives Family Mart Ice cream

Shennong Street, Tainan

Shennong Street, Tainan

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in blog, Photography, Published, Taiwan, travel | 2 Comments

A recent assignment for Sept/Oct Issue of Renaissance Magazine The focus was the quaint 慢慢鳩生活木作- Dove Tail Restaurant and Workshop.

Old Lin Department Store Tainan

Old Lin Department Store Tainan

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in blog, Photography, Published, Taiwan, travel | 5 Comments

Hayashi Hyakkaten, commonly called the Lin Department Store (林百貨), is a Japanese era department store that first opened in 1932. Taiwan’s second department store (the first was Kikumoto Department Store in Taipei), re-opened in June this year (2014). I blogged about the old building before

Taiwan Bradt Guidebook written by Steven Crook

Taiwan Bradt Guidebook written by Steven Crook

I just received Steven Crook’s new Taiwan Guidebook in the mail. Packed with well written interesting information, everyone living or traveling in Taiwan should have one on their bookshelves.Will be available in Page One in Taiwan.

Renaissance Magazine Feature — (Zhongshan Hall (中山堂), Man-Le Gate (滿樂門), and the Ximen Red House (西門紅樓)

Renaissance Magazine Feature — (Zhongshan Hall (中山堂), Man-Le Gate (滿樂門), and the Ximen Red House (西門紅樓)

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in blog, Photography, Published, Taiwan, travel | No Comments

I was commissioned to photograph three renovated old buildings (Zhongshan Hall (中山堂), Man-Le Gate (滿樂門), and the Ximen Red House (西門紅樓)) in Taipei for Renaissance

Travel in Taiwan — Backpack Bus Trips — Southwest Coast

Travel in Taiwan — Backpack Bus Trips — Southwest Coast

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 in blog, Photography, Published, Taiwan, travel, travel | No Comments

Land of Salt, Sugar, and Shrines Taking a Taiwan Tourist Shuttle Bus to the Southwest Coast Steve, Nicky, Oscar and I hopped on a tourist shuttle bus and toured Taiwan’s Southwest Coast for Travel in Taiwan’s Backpack Bus Tour. The Garlic Sugar factory was interesting and photogenic, Nankunshen Temple pleased, as always, but the highlight […]

Rennaissance Magazine — Cheap Treats in Taiwan

Rennaissance Magazine — Cheap Treats in Taiwan

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014 in blog, Photography, Published, Taiwan | No Comments

A recent assignment for Renaissance Magazine for an article on bubble milk tea, Family Mart ice cream cones and Black Thunder candy.

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