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POV: The End of Shanghai's Lòngtáng Neighborhoods

POV: THE END OF SHANGHAI'S LÒNGTÁNG NEIGHBORHOODS

Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved On the two recent occasions I was in Shanghai, I was thrilled by the abundance of candid...

Beyond The Frame:  The Sādhanā Way

BEYOND THE FRAME: THE SĀDHANĀ WAY

Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved It was in 2006 when I traveled to the sacred city of Varanasi for the third or fourth...

 
 
 
Devansh Jhaveri | Fashion-Culture

DEVANSH JHAVERI | FASHION-CULTURE

Photo © Devansh Jhaveri | All Rights Reserved I've recently described myself as a travel photographer gone "rogue" on account of my...

POV: Posing Storytelling Photo Shoots

POV: POSING STORYTELLING PHOTO SHOOTS

Yiyi as The Girl of Nanjing (Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved) One of the facets of my photography is the one that involves...

 
 
 
Five Best of 2018 | Fashion Themed Story-Telling | GFX50s

FIVE BEST OF 2018 | FASHION THEMED STORY-TELLING | GFX50S

Sapphire Kiu in The Songstress of Temple Street (Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved) I usually end the year by posting a...

Alessandro Bergamini | China's Guizhou

ALESSANDRO BERGAMINI | CHINA'S GUIZHOU

Photo © Alessandro Bergamini | All Rights Reserved As a continuation of my own Sino-centric photographic trajectory, I'm on the lookout...

 
 
 

ON THE FLY | HONG KONG & TAIPEI

On the fly by Tewfic El-Sawy on Exposure Playing the tourist in Hong Kong and Taipei for a couple of weeks last month gave me the opportunity...

THE FAIRY AND HER ERHU

The fairy and her erhu by Tewfic El-Sawy on Exposure With the enthusiastic participation of Ms Feng Lee, a fellow photographer in Taipei,...

 
 
 
Beyond The Frame | The Last Bamboo Birdcage Maker

BEYOND THE FRAME | THE LAST BAMBOO BIRDCAGE MAKER

Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved The Yuen Po street Bird Garden in Hong Kong was built in the late 1990's after the former...

Rosalynn Tay | Ethiopia

ROSALYNN TAY | ETHIOPIA

Photo © Rosalynn Tay | All Rights Reserved I had seen Rosalynn Tay's photographic work on Ethiopia some months ago, and thought that...

 
 
 
Aga Szydlik | Singapore's Street Opera

AGA SZYDLIK | SINGAPORE'S STREET OPERA

Photo © Aga Szydlik | All Rights Reserved Readers of The Travel Photographer blog know of my current long term involvement in documenting...

Ben Owen-Browne | The 3 Baht Opera

BEN OWEN-BROWNE | THE 3 BAHT OPERA

Photo © Ben Owen-Browne | All Rights Reserved "We sleep like dogs, eat like pigs, dress like angels." The lives of the itinerant Chinese...

 
 
 
The Diva | Using ON1's Black Background/Layer

THE DIVA | USING ON1'S BLACK BACKGROUND/LAYER

Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved I'm one of those photographers that has a pathological dislike in being tethered to a...

POV | The Character Actors of Chinese Opera | GFX50s

POV | THE CHARACTER ACTORS OF CHINESE OPERA | GFX50S

Actor In Teochew Opera Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved As no doubt readers of this blog have known for quite a while,...

 
 
 

FREDERIK TROVATTEN | THE DAY OF THE DEAD

The Day of the dead by Frederik Trovatten on Exposure This member has no public activity yet.In the 16th century, the Spanish Conquistadores...

ANTHONY GUEGUEN | PHUKET VEGETARIAN FESTIVAL

PHUKET VEGETARIAN FESTIVAL by laostreetphotography on Exposure Although I've photographed Kuala Lumpur's Nine Emperor Gods Festival,...

 
 
 
Back Story | Canton Singing House | Hong Kong

BACK STORY | CANTON SINGING HOUSE | HONG KONG

Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved I'm periodically on the lookout for interesting locales that inspire my so-called fashion-travel...

Michael Wolf | Portraits Of Cantonese Opera Stars

MICHAEL WOLF | PORTRAITS OF CANTONESE OPERA STARS

Photo © Michael Wolf | All Rights Reserved Continuing my obsession with Chinese Opera, and showcasing photographers who have superlative...

 
 
 
Robert "Bud" Glick | NYC's Chinatown |MOCA

ROBERT "BUD" GLICK | NYC'S CHINATOWN |MOCA

Photo © Robert "Bud" Glick | Courtesy BuzzFeed News I seldom attend photo exhibitions -and particularly avoid previews of of any sort...

Beyond The Frame | Mr. Wu of Shi Hu Dang | Fuji X-Pro 2

BEYOND THE FRAME | MR. WU OF SHI HU DANG | FUJI X-PRO 2

Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved On an overcast day during my two weeks stay in Shanghai, I traveled to the ancient water...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Casa Praia Vermelha / Nitsche Arquitetos

Casa Praia Vermelha / Nitsche Arquitetos

© André Scarpa Architects: Nitsche Arquitetos Location: Praia Vermelha, Brazil Category: Houses Architect In Charge: Lua Nitsche, Pedro Nitsche Area: 387.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Painting from Life

Painting from Life

Hi! I took a few set ups in today for my Monday group. I set this one up in a window so it was back lit. I love working from life and I recommend it for everyone. Always so... Read more ...

Dough & CO / Tomi Atelier Architecs

Dough & CO / Tomi Atelier Architecs

© Xaysavath Sommaly Architects: Tomi Atelier Architecs Location: WJCF+6R, Vientiane, Laos Category: Coffee Shop Lead Architect: Vannavong Sithammarath Team Members: Leekeng... Read more ...

Abstract Contemporary Art Painting “ANCIENT WISDOM“ by Santa Fe Contemporary...

Abstract Contemporary Art Painting “ANCIENT WISDOM“ by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

This painting is created using Venetian plaster on canvas. I have an online class that teaches you how to make this painting. It has beautiful cracks in the plaster, collage... Read more ...

30"x40" abstract painting, acrylic on canvas, Contemporary art...

30"x40" abstract painting, acrylic on canvas, Contemporary art, Expressionist Art, fine art Painting, Pamela Fowler Lordi, price $1450

40"x30"x1.75" Acrylic on Canvas/Available $975 Read more ...

House-K / Atelier KUKKA Architects

House-K / Atelier KUKKA Architects

© HIROKAZU TOUWAKU Architects: Atelier KUKKA Architects Location: Hokuto, Japan Category: Houses Lead:Architect: Maki Okubo Project Year: 2017 Photographs: HIROKAZU TOUWAKU Read more ...

Contemporary Landscape Painting,Textured Art, Mixed Media, Fine Art For Sale...

Contemporary Landscape Painting,Textured Art, Mixed Media, Fine Art For Sale “Pleasant Valley” by Contemporary Artist Liz Thoresen

40"x30"x1.5" Acrylic on Canvas/Available $2400 Read more ...

Morse d curve / Moon Hoon

Morse d curve / Moon Hoon

© Namgoong sun Architects: Moon Hoon Location: 23, Tongil-ro 78 road, Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul, South Korea Category: Commercial Architecture Lead Architects: Moon Hoon, Kim... Read more ...

Scavenger Hunt - 2 people having a conversation / Fehrenbacher Hof

Scavenger Hunt - 2 people having a conversation / Fehrenbacher Hof

Item 3 - 2 people having a conversation These 2 guys were sitting right behind a few of us Urban Sketchers who chose to stay inside the Hof. They were having a talk about hard... Read more ...

Snøhetta and Heatherwick Design a Timber City for Sidewalk Labs

Snøhetta and Heatherwick Design a Timber City for Sidewalk Labs

Quayside. Image Courtesy of Heatherwick Studio Sidewalk Labs has released new renderings from Snøhetta and Heatherwick Studio of the Quayside neighborhood development in... Read more ...