Monday, October 24, 2011

...at peace...

...at peace... by Jorge R
...at peace..., a photo by Jorge R on Flickr.
At the Joe McNally Jan 12, 2011 workshop in Singapore.
Thanks to Joe McNally, Louis Pang and the crew for a great time today.
Model: Steven Dasz
Strobist info: 1 580EXII in an Ezybox above the model.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Friday, October 14, 2011

Along came a kitten.

Along came a kitten. by Jorge R
Along came a kitten., a photo by Jorge R on Flickr.
Strobist info: Flash diffused with a white ダイソ umbrella camera left.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Who's there?

Who's there? by Jorge R
Who's there?, a photo by Jorge R on Flickr.
Looking up at a frosted glass floor at Oasis 21 in Nagoya, Japan at night.

Monday, October 3, 2011

Water everywhere.

No words needed... by Jorge R
No words needed..., a photo by Jorge R on Flickr.
Last week the town was flooded for the second time this year. One week spent
wading to get anywhere.

Still, life went on as well as it could.

Motivation by Jorge R
Motivation, a photo by Jorge R on Flickr.
Motivation - What drives you to kill your boss for making you drive in a flood with a gas tank in the back.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Moo you!

Moo you! by Jorge R
Moo you!, a photo by Jorge R on Flickr.
My resident cow. Thinks it owns the place.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Friday, September 30, 2011

Barnyard Sumo...

Barnyard Sumo... by Jorge R
Barnyard Sumo..., a photo by Jorge R on Flickr.
The underground scene is always busy. Money, alcohol and gorgeous women are all part of it.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

...golden...

...golden... by Jorge R
...golden..., a photo by Jorge R on Flickr.
Lan Anh.
Fujifilm Proplus II 100.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

He just finished feeding the monster...

He just finished feeding the monster...

Ferris wheel at 60 Road, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Lighting info: 1 speedlight from camera left, TTL, zoomed to 85mm, lighting the ticket stand and the people.

I can fly...

Last year I took an ultralight flight over the Angkor area in Cambodia with SkyVenture. It's a great way to see the temples and surrounding area. Beats a tour bus any day. I've had these pictures sitting in my hard drive for a year and finally got around to posting them.

Who needs windows?

The Ride...

My original plan was to take off for a sunrise over the area, but the weather had other ideas. There was a thunderstorm so we had to wait for it to clear. After we took off and headed to the temples more clouds rolled in and visibility dropped to zero. The pilot descended until we were out of the clouds but then we were dodging cell phone towers, so we had to return to base.

...the gods look down upon... 

...symmetry... 

Bow to me!

The sky cleared after an hour and we took off again. Once again as we headed towards the temples more clouds rolled in. To the south the sky was clear so we flew down towards the Tonle Sap. It wasn't so bad there and saw some amazing views.

The local countryside during the rainy season.

The countryside. 
  The countryside.
Bird's eye view...

Kraom Mountain


Kraom Mountain

The flight was over too soon but it was unforgettable. Because of the improvised flight plan, I don't know the name of some of the temples I flew over. Trying to find them on Google Earth. I recommend this to anyone wanting to see a "different" Angkor.

...the road...



...the road..., originally uploaded by Jorge R.

Your every day drive...

I saw the light.



I saw the light., originally uploaded by Jorge R.

One of those happy mysterious mistakes one makes with a camera.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

The Sculpture

The Sculpture

The sculpture itself isn't important, but what it represents is. In Siem Reap, Cambodia there is a project called Artisans d'Angkor. There, Cambodians learn traditional handicrafts that were almost lost during their recent history. Not only are the lost arts saved but the craftsmen use the skills learned to earn more. This craftsman creates sculptures for private clients during his weekends. This particular one is for a Chinese client.

Strobist info: 1 flash in softbox at 1/8 power camera right lighting the sculpture from the side. 1 flash with hard light on a VAL lighting the craftsman to accentuate his muscles.

Featured on Strobist.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

The road not taken.

...the road not taken...

I purposely got lost today. In the Cambodian countryside, without Rikki-Tikki-Tavi. I was riding on some dirt road enjoying the fresh air, amused by all the children running out and saying hello. I love how Cambodians will take anything on a bike or motorcycle.

Teamsters Local 134532.3

This poor girl must have been freaking out at the crazy foreigner tailgating her lol.
Of course bikes and motos aren't the only things on the road.

Traffic Jam

The downgrade.

...downgrade...
Just moved to Siem Reap and I don't need all the monster features of my previous phone. I wanted something light and small for calls and SMS.

I got a Nokia C1. It so simple it's great and a lot better than carrying the brick I used to lug around.