Stefen Chow is an editorial photographer based in Beijing and Singapore, and one of the brave few to have scaled and photographed some of the highest mountains in the world, including Mount Everest. A professional photographer sponsored by Nikon, Stefen’s work has been published and awarded by PDN, Time Magazine and Wall Street Journal to name a few. In this video edition of our Invisible Interviews, we get up close and personal with Stefen as he shares his extreme adventure photography and his latest social-documentary project ‘The Poverty Line – China’. More work from Stefen on his website: www.stefenchow.com
Since time immemorial, Man treat mountains as the lesser known and sacred. Across cultures and millennia, Man worship them, and many fear them.
Title: The Lion Dance Chinese New Year Celebrations is still felt around my area and this kid was pretending to be playing a lion dance and instead of using a real lion dance costume, he improvised it by using a Box and some plastic. Photographer: Kelvin Ah Kian Website: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kinoz/ Camera: Nikon D60 with Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5 – f/5.6
Title: Gods Within Gods Without It’s near impossible to consider life in Nepal without a consciousness of the gods all around us. From the holy cows walking the outer streets eating trash to the temples that dot the daily corners and squares, the gods know and see all. Though by monetary standards, Nepal is one of the poorest countries in the world, they are supremely wealthy in a fervent spirituality that rises up through its people and out into the world as warmth, honesty, and dedication. Some gods offer salvation, while others ask you to pay a price. Some remain …
This project is about an Indonesian migrant worker who has been abused during her 5 years stay in Malaysia. Her name is Nur.
Should I give up photography? Is it time to get a ‘real’ job? There has been a recent spate of discussions online about that very question. And every photographer, or artist of any genre, has at one point or another in times of difficulty pondered the idea of giving up, sometimes on numerous occasions. The answer from mentors and the supportive will usually be to ‘Never Give Up’, to follow your heart and passion, and to pursue your dreams. But how honest or realistic is it to listen to that advice and persevere in the hopes that luck and fortune will …
Masaru Goto is a Japanese photojournalist based in Bangkok, Thailand. It was his early photographs of the Cambodian war that first inspired his partner, and previously featured photo curator Yumi Goto.
In this Invisible Interview we catch up with John Clang, arguably one of Singapore’s most successful photographers.
During the 2006 General Elections, I wanted to photograph and document the rallies of the various political parties as I have at the previous two General Elections.
IPA Sunny 16 Dog Tags Giveaway 1 In our first ever giveway, we have 3 pieces of our first limited batch of Original IPA Sunny 16 Dog Tags up for grabs! The Tags are electron-plated aluminium in a black/bronze finish, with double-sided laser-marked inscriptions (SUNNY 16 Chart + Invisible Ph t grapher Asia Insignia). Each tag comes with a rubber guard silencer and a steel ball chain.
In 1997, I returned to Cambodia. At that time, rumors of a coup were going around Phnom Penh, and it finally happened in July. Following heavy street fighting in the city, the battle moved to the country’s northwest.
“What does it mean by loving oneself? I wish somebody would tell me…” …said Sayuri, before she hung up the phone.
Invisible Portrait: Scott A. Woodward Country: Singapore Website: www.scottawoodward.com Scott A. Woodward is a reportage come commercial photographer based in Singapore.
In this Invisible Interview we shine the spotlight on photo curator, editor and evangelist Yumi Goto. Yumi has got to be one of the busiest people in the current photojournalism scene in Asia.
I had never considered my family worthy of documenting, because like most people, I thought they were ordinary. A life-changing incident a few years ago changed my mind. Diagnosed with meningitis, I was in a critical coma for several days. When I reflected on the things I would lose if life ended, I realized that my family was where my sense of self, community and tradition were inherited. I had felt neither appreciation nor understanding towards them. This documentation project is an attempt to bridge my indifference, and to relook at a subject taken for granted by most. I …