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Kashmir Pt 2: Shrines and Mosques

Kashmir Pt 2: Shrines and Mosques

   (Click the images to view full size.) Kashmir is a very spiritual place. There are as many mosques on...
Kashmir Pt 1: A Gujjar Wedding

Kashmir Pt 1: A Gujjar Wedding

  I had the privilege to host my good friend Jon McCormack around Kashmir this past week. We were able...
Last Day with the Bajau Laut

Last Day with the Bajau Laut

  Today was our last day of shooting. We have been struggling at finding how to tell this story of...
The Face of the Bajau Laut

The Face of the Bajau Laut

  This is the one photo on my shot list that had been eluding me till today. The Bajau women...
The Bajau look down at the fish.

The Bajau look down at the fish.

About the Author Latest Posts Workshops Contact the AuthorAbout Matt BrandonMatt is a Malaysia based humanitarian and travel photographer. Well...
A Traveler’s Guide to Bargaining

A Traveler’s Guide to Bargaining

  Almost completely off the topic of photography, but still very focused on what a photographer needs to understand for...
Four elements that can make your images stronger

Four elements that can make your images stronger

I’ve been taking some online training with Media Storm this past week. The first lesson dealt mostly with audio production....
My Morning with Mr Yeow

My Morning with Mr Yeow

Mr. Yeow is an institution at Pulau Tikus.  You might remember this little part of the island from a previous...
A Wet Eid al-Adha

A Wet Eid al-Adha

  It was wet. It rained all night last night and the ground around the city square where the locals...
Rickshaw Pullers of Kolkata

Rickshaw Pullers of Kolkata

  I lived in India for thirteen years. In that time I only ever flew through Calcutta, or Kolkata as...
Kathmandu: Home of the Hippies

Kathmandu: Home of the Hippies

  Ok, to be honest, I am struggling with Kathmandu. Up till now each place I have visited seems overrun...
I’ve been through the desert…

I’ve been through the desert…

The first thing I met was a fly with a buzz And the sky with no clouds The heat was...
Shigatse, Tibet

Shigatse, Tibet

Today we drove 95 kms (60 miles) to Shigatse, Tibet’s second largest city. Shigatse, which sits at 3840m, is home...
Lhasa, Tibet Day 1

Lhasa, Tibet Day 1

      All I can say is Lhasa is everything I had hoped for and more.  The people are...
Chuengdu

Chuengdu

While waiting for the team to arrive to China, Kesh, a friend and client from a past Lumen Dei, Brian...
Where in the World is <del>Waldo</del> …er Matt

Where in the World is Waldo …er Matt

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

Last Day

Click to view larger We leave India tonight and head back to Penang. I leave you with a few images...
The Penesak Jeweler

The Penesak Jeweler

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItbKA4Ie0hk Tomorrow I leave for India for five days. It’s a quick trip shooting for a client and then home...
Can a Photograph Bring Peace?

Can a Photograph Bring Peace?

Christians protecting Muslims during their prayers in Tahrir Square, Egypt. Photo by Nevine Zaki I have had people come up...
Wallpaper: February ’11 – Happy Chinese New Year!

Wallpaper: February ’11 – Happy Chinese New Year!

Chinese New Year is all about prosperity, blessing, luck, lanterns and red! Everything around here is red. Red banners, red...
Color and Beauty

Color and Beauty

Today is a crazy day for me. I have so much going on today that I have not even able...

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