Best New Travel Gear: iPod Touch.

In GEAR, Travel by David9 Comments

At the risk of pushing the limits on the credibility of my mantra – Gear is Good, Vision is Better – I’m about to tell you why I fell in love with the iPod again. First you should know that I don’t listen to music via those little white – or any – headphones very often. I don’t like how …

Inspired.

In Images, Influences, Thoughts & Theory, Travel by David17 Comments

I’ve spent the last 2 mornings at what has quickly become my favourite place in Kathmandu. Where it is doesn’t matter, and truth be known I’m not sure it’s the kind of place that would benefit by being over-run with photographers. In broad strokes it’s a place where people go to spend their last days. I hesitated to go in, …

Pogo – Another chance

In GEAR, Travel by David4 Comments

I spent today wandering around the Newari town of Bhaktapur. I love this place. It’s less than an hour outside of Kathmandu and a world away. It’s quiet and has a distinctly different flavour. Sure, the main square is littered with tourists, but it’s hard to fault the place for that. Wander off the beaten path and you lose them …

Home In Kathmandu

In Images, News & Stuff, Travel by David7 Comments

I got into Kathmandu yesterday afternoon to torrential rains, the dying fury of the monsoon, and a bandh. Arriving back in Bhouda was like coming home, though we were greated with an immediate power outage and a long walk down puddled streets in the dark to get dinner at what last year was the Cafe New Orleans and is now …

This Morning: Thiksey

In News & Stuff, Travel by David6 Comments

We took our team to Thikse this morning, got there as the sun crested the ridge and struck the gompa. We spent several hours shooting the morning puja and all the activities surrounding it. Can’t tell you how much fun it is to be shooting here, in this place, with the incredible team of photographers we’ve assembled. Yesterday we had …