Category Archives: Asia

Which Way Challenge

The Which Way Challenge, that Cee began, has been picked up by the Sonofthebeach69 blogger.  The beauty of it is that it’s free form. You can include images of doors, gates, roads, streets exits, signs, paths, waterways, you name it. … Continue reading

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Places People Go

Each week Cee of Cee’s Photography challenges bloggers with a fun prompt. This week we’re to find photos of Places People Go. Join the fun. If you want to see more fun photos, click here.

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Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea

I highly recommend animator Guy Delisle’s graphic memoir Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea. Deslisle, a French Canadian, had to go to North Korea for two months to supervise the animators his French employer contracted (for their ultra-cheap rates). As … Continue reading

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WPC: My Place in the World

Marketplaces, where the photography is great, are my kind of places. 1. Each week, WordPress will provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new … Continue reading

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WPC: Smile

1. Each week, WordPress will provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following Wednesday when the next photo theme … Continue reading

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WPC: Story

My first class in China honoring the victims of the 2008 earthquake 1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Beloved

Watch for a second post. There’s more to come. 1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before … Continue reading

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Stray Dog

If you can’t afford a trip to Japan, perhaps you can manage a trip via film. This just entailed a drive to my library. The first noir crime film in Japan, in Kurosawa’s Stray Dog (1949) rookie detective, Murakami, gets … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Ascend

1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following Wednesday when the next photo theme will … Continue reading

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No Fixed Plans

1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following Wednesday when the next photo theme will … Continue reading

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