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Run Silent, Run Frustrated

This past week I was in Kolkata, India leading a On Field Media Project workshop. The days were long, but...

Pushing the X-E2 to it’s limits and finding them.

  Day two of Thaipusam. I was up at 4 am to catch the action on Waterfall Road. Waterfall Road is...

Thaipusam in Slow Motion

  If I am in Penang during Thaipusam I try to cover this amazing event. Thaipusam is a Hindu festival....

A Few (more) Images from the Philippines

  Happy New Year! It has been a crazy busy Christmas vacation. What with time spent working on the X-E2...

Fujifilm X-E2: A Real World Review In The Philippines

  Just days before leaving for Christmas in the Philippines with my in-laws I traded my Canon EOS 5D Mark...

The Lamayuru, Ladakh Barley Harvest

 (Best Viewed Full Screen) I have been working on this very short (2:06) SoundSlides multimedia on the Barley harvest in...

Ladakh Photo Trek & Kashmir 4 Day Adventure Announced.

[tab: LADAKH PHOTO TREK] I am particularly excite to announce this Photo Trek around Ladakh and it’s 4 day add-on to...

How to Find Your Subject’s Point of View

  A novel is always written in a particular voice or point of view. This is a literary technique to...

Gong Xi Fa Chai – Happy Chinese New Year!

  Download the above photo as your Chinese New Year Wallpaper.  It’s that time a year again when the red...

Ami Vitale: Ripple Effect

Every so often I like to post something just to inspire my readers. Especially if it is from a friend....

Eid-ul Adha, Kapitan Keling Masjid

I woke up today thinking I would go out and shoot some rain photos. It has been raining here for...

Compositional Elements 101: The Human Form

  One of my favorite quotes about storytelling is by filmmaker Ken Burns. He says, “All storytelling is manipulation.” This...

Fujifilm X – Switch or not To Switch

I‘ve had many emails and Facebook messages lately asking me if I have switched completely over to the Fujifilm X-series...

Review: Fujinon XF 23 f/1.4R

  Last Friday I received a package from one of my friends at Fujifilm Malaysia. They were kind enough to...

New York Institute of Photography: But it’s Just an iPhone!

Note: These days I am writing for both my blog and the New York Institute of Photography. Here is the...

A Podcast: Mitchell Kanashkevich

Mitchell Kanashkevich is probably one of the most talented photographers I know. He has gotten that way by shooting continuously....

Kathmandu: In Black and White

About the Author Latest Posts Workshops Contact the AuthorAbout Matt BrandonMatt is a Malaysia based humanitarian and travel photographer. Well...

Swayambhunath: The Monkey Temple

  You can tell by the past few posts by Jon McCormack and I that we filled out days shooting...

Life, Worship and Sitting around: Bhaktapur, Nepal

  Bhaktapur was the capital of Nepal until late in the 15th century. As a result it has many amazing...

Redux: Kathmandu’s Boudhanath Stupa

  Kathmandu is a strange mix of Hindu and Buddhist culture. With only a few days to explore my friend...

Goodbye and Back to Hell With You!

This is the last post in this series. We have been looking at images from the 7th month of the...