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5 Frames… Of Yosemite on Fuji Pro 400H on a Yashica Mat-124 G (120 Format / EI 400 / Yashinon 80mm f/3.5)

I had a conversation with my housemate about the five places every Californian needs to visit: Los Angeles, San Francisco, the Central Coast, Lake Tahoe, and Yosemite. All are very beautiful and unique, and if you’re able, I’d highly recommend making the pilgrimage to each. I’ve been lucky enough to hit every place on the […]

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5 Frames… From a walk around Cape Pond, Massachusetts on Kodak Tri-X 400 (35mm Format / EI 400 / Yashica Electro 35 GSN)

Mid-November 2020 — 8 month months into the pandemic. We have to distance, but the one freedom we still can experience is a walk in the woods. Luckily, there’s a path near my home in Gloucester, Massachusetts to neighboring Rockport that is wild, wooded, and ever-changing given the season. In winter, it’s a whiteout. Spring, […]

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5 Frames… Of stunning Piedmont on Kodak Ektar 100 (35mm Format / EI 100 / Yashica FX-3 Super 2000 + Yashica ML 28mm f/2.8)

I came across film photography by chance, after my exchange year during university a few years ago. I feel very blessed cause I had the opportunity to travel a lot in my free time and to visit many beautiful places in Europe. The only thing was that back then, I knew almost nothing about photography […]

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5 Frames… Of ballet on film shot on Kodak Portra 800 (120 Format / EI 800 / Yashica 635

‘Ballet on Film’ is an on-going collaboration with Honolulu Classical Ballet and artistic director Romi Beppu. It is an exploration into the rich hues, spirited movements and magical artistry that is ballet in Hawaii. Instead of focusing on the performance on stage, much of the visual story revolves around the in-between moments during rehearsal – […]

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5 Frames… Of climate change protest on Fujifilm Superia Venus 800 (EI 800 / 35mm format / Yashica FX-3)

I have had this roll of Fujifilm Superia Venus 800 siting in my freezer for the longest time. Now considered more exotic – having only officially available in the Japanese market and the announcement of its discontinuation by Fujifilm in late 2019. Having not shot Venus 800 before, I have always been hesitant to use […]