Last week I visited my hometown, Kaohsiung, Taiwan where I was born and grew up until finishing high school. I went to college in nearby town of Tainan and then came to the US for the graduate school and eventually settled down in US. Here […]
The art of this handmade Chinese umbrella came to Meinong, a small Hakka town in Southern Taiwan about 100 hundred years ago. A local businessman bought a whole oil-paper umbrella workshop in Guangdong and moved the activity, including the artisans, to Meinong. Oil-paper umbrellas were used […]
The City of Taipei is surrounded by many mountains, all within an hour drive via freeways and well maintained scenic mountain roads. However, without my local photo friends, I wouldn’t have found this perfect spot to witness and photograph the beauty of morning fog at […]
Black-Faced Spoonbills are listed as endangered species as there are only about three thousands (3,000) existed on the Planet. One of their breeding grounds are located in Northeast China and at the border of North and South Koreas (38 degrees Parallel). Between months of September […]
I am visiting my Old Country, Taiwan and will probably stay for 4-5 weeks to visit places that I’ve never seen before when I was growing up here or some places that are so beautiful to visit again and again. Taiwan is famous of producing […]
Seeing the smokes and sea of clouds in Great Smoky Mountains last week reminded me the tour I took to the mountains in Central Taiwan in 2010. Here are some of the images I captured using my old E-30 Olympus digital camera.
When I visited Taiwan last November we did a photo shoot in a small mountain village called Monkey Cave, an abandoned coal mining village. However, we did not see one single monkey but hundreds of cute cats roaming around everywhere in the village – in […]