This will be my last blog post before I leave Boulder. Not only am I planning on traveling for several months but will also be moving to New York City when I return. I will try to add some posts as I will have my laptop with me. My tentative itinerary is:
- Varanasi - Kumbh Mela festival
- Tiger and leopard safari in central India.
- A few weeks in Rajasthan which I missed my first time.
- Some time on the southern coasts in Tamil Nandu.
- Darjeeling and Assam
- I’m looking into visiting western China and trying to visit the K2 base camp.
- Riding horses through Kyrgyzstan
- If time permits, a stop somewhere in the middle east. Dubai, Oman, etc.
If I can, I’ll post photos now and then.
I picked up two new lenses for my upcoming trip. I was in dire need of a fast, mid range lens and the Canon 50 1.2 fit the bill. I picked up the Canon 40mm 2.8 as well, looking for a cheap, small, discrete, lightweight lens. Some test shots below.
A shot from the 50mm. I think this was at 2.5. The depth of field at 1.2 is incredibly narrow.
Two shots from the 40. For a such a small lens it packs a nice punch. Looking forward to putting these to use in a few weeks.
It has been some time since I published a photo essay. Since I no longer have a back log of photographs to edit I now have a little more time on my hand. I spent the afternoon compiling some photos from my trip to Egypt in September, 2010. Part of that trip consisted of a desert safari, really just a tour of the Sahara. You can see and read about the experience here.
I just uploaded my images from North Korea to my site, the gallery can be seen here. This is the last gallery from my trip to Asia this past summer. I am now out of new material but will be hitting the road again in a few weeks to collect more.
A friend did a huge favor for me and translated my photo essays in to Spanish. See them here:
I have several more essays I plan on publishing but have been too busy editing my recent photos and wrapping up my thesis for school. I should have some time in the coming month.