Thursday, December 18, 2008

A long time away, a short time to a change in my life

I apologise for the long time away from posting. Life just got in the way. I had reservists for two and a half weeks. It was a tough time for me this year and at the end I caught this tenacious flu which has got me coughing for the last three weeks. And after army, I taught an intensive four day workshop called Portraits as Visual Drama. Here is a picture of me, my students and assistants at Night and Day where we spent a day doing location shoots.

I did not shoot much. But the equipment for the course was on loan from Cathay and they had a medium format leaf system there too. I took a picture of one of the models, Shu An, and worked on it on post. And I gave a demonstration with a dance Zhi Hao. So I guess this is visual drama a la Heng!

Life never happens as you expect it. I have been struggling to find work in the last two years and it was one of the factors that caused me to change my photographic direction next year. And in this period, when things should be winding down, I am up to my receding hairline in work! It is like a spiteful ex parading herself in front of me, but once I have made a decision to move, move I will. I may return, but the journey will not stop because of some work now. In the upcoming financial recession, I doubt that I will have so much work.

I am not sure for now how much I will post. I have fought a good fight for close to a decade now. Even though I am happy with the photographic journey, the running of the business in Singapore has drained me. I just want to get a couple of months sleep and do some blading at east coast. But I will be back to share my new journey once my body and soul have been recharged.

1 comment:

ShutterBug said...

I love that 2nd shot... a polished look that reflects your recent experience from the Garage workshop