Tag: asia

Living in boxes

Speaking for myself, I found the pictures of the Hong Kong subway unbearable already. As someone who just doesn’t feel comfortable when there’s not enough space and who’s even claustrophobic, a subway ride in Hong Kong during rush hour would probably mean hell on earth. The pictures I’ve recently seen in the National Geographic Magazine ...

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The world in faces – by Alexander Khimushin

Faces keep fascinating me. Some time ago I already told you in an article how much emotions in portrait photography fascinate me. Human emotions can literally be read in our faces. With the exception of extremely good poker players, perhaps. And that’s exactly why I find faces especially thrilling. One and the same face can ...

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Get on the train, please! –Michael Wolf and Tokyo’s rush hour

Everyone living in a big city can at least picture how unbearable the situation of people captured in the photos taken by Michael Wolf must be like. In the summer months, in particular, public transport isn’t a place to feel very good. In cities with an extremely high population density it won’t ever be. As ...

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Easter in China

It was time for me again to leave home for exploring unknown, faraway places. As you already know me, my camera and me are used to simply hop on the next train, bus or plane in order to travel to other countries. This time, through mere coincidence than big considerations, we travelled to China. (I ...

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Photo walk Hoi An

Hey guys, Today I’d like to show you some more pictures of my trip to Vietnam. After I’d visited the capital Hanoi and Sapa, I continued to Hội An. In German this place means “peaceful community” or “peaceful gathering place”. In 1999 the old town was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. I’ve rarely been ...

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A photowalk in Vietnam

Hey guys, last month I made one of my greatest wishes come true by traveling to a country of which I’d been dreaming for quite some time – VIETNAM! And I can tell you right away – it is a breathtaking and multi-faceted country that has something for everyone’s taste! From fantastic beaches and high ...