It is a public holiday in Malaysia today, celebrating the Labor Day, and what better chance I can take than to go all out to have an awesome shutter therapy session on the street this morning. I decided to arm myself with the cute tiny Panasonic GM1 and attacked streets of Chow Kit, together with Jackie Loi and his friend, Eric. It was a hot, sunny morning, and I managed to get some photos which I am sharing here now.
It was a slow, easy morning hence we had quite a fun, and relaxing walk at Chow Kit streets.
I think many photographers struggle too hard to achieve extraordinary results. I on the other hand chose to do the exact opposite. If you have not noticed, all my images are focusing on very ordinary subjects, ordinary people in everyday places, nothing out of the usual, nothing spectacular. I have said this before, and I will say it again, as photographers, it is important to find beauty in ordinary things. Instead of going to find the elusive "moments", we have to open our eyes to realize that photography opportunities are all around us, all we have to do is grab the camera, go out and SHOOT.
All images were taken with Panasonic GM1 and Olympus M.Zuiko lenses 45mm F1.8 and 25mm F1.8
Start the day with Chilli Pan Mee at Kin Kin Restaurant. Almost every time I am shooting at Chow Kit I would have this as breakfast.
Hanging Out without Chairs
Life Exchanged with a Piece of Paper
The One Standing Up is the One you Listen to
A big box
window with bars
The best way to end the shooting session: coffee