human dwellings

How many lumens of light shine through all the glass, of all the windows, on all of the buildings?  Is that light enough to equal the glow of a full moon, or the sun on a cloudy day?  Just how many lumens, illuminate only the contours of people’s faces?  Are just those lumens, the one’s... Continue Reading →

Sun Moon Lake

A few picture from Sun Moon Lake in July.

Mazu celebration

Mazu is a highly revered deity in many Asian religions.  She is known as the patron saint of the seas, protecting wayfaring ships and sailors from the perils of the sea.  In honor of the goddess, devotees host elaborate celebrations.  The following pictures, taken April 17, are from one such celebration. The procession began with... Continue Reading →

scene 1

Sometimes photographs just materialize.  Take this image for example.  The other day I woke up.  Like many mornings,  I then looked out the window of my room.  There across the courtyard, five stories down, was this guy reading a book and smoking a cigarette.  He was taking a break from work.  Everything seemed staged for... Continue Reading →

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