1st Nepal Video for volunteer society Nepal , Volunteer Profile Virginia Melodia

Here in the first Video for the Volunteer society I interview Virginia Melodia a 19year old who bravely came to Nepal by herself to teach child monks. Here you will see and learn about her experiences. She also reflects on volunteering in general and offers up advice for those thinking of following her lead. For

Nepal blog post 7 Pokhara

Everyday here is yet another intense episode in emotional ups and downs. So now for the story. When I came to Nepal it was of the upmost importance that I practiced meditation whilst here and go on my own journey.   So here I am I go up to a small Buddhist enclave for a

Nepal post 6 An Australians perspective A festive evening.

Tonight I went to another festival at Durbar Square in Kathmandu. The heaving mass of people smell and spirit was palpable . The colors the spirit . Every minute a new sensation. There was singing of hypnotic tunes whilst woman dressed in their fineries danced to the hypnotic beats and chants of the accumulated crowds.

Nepal post 4 An Australians perspective A day out at a Buddhist monastery

Yesterday was a monumental day. I finished the shoot for my project. Initially I was meant to interview the head monk but alas things conspired against that happening, so I got to interview a child monk and photograph the absolutely wonderful child monks. Whilst there I had the privilege to witness one of the volunteers

The Fuji XT-1 shooting in Tasmania

A few weeks ago I took delivery of the new Fuji XT-1. For me the camera takes what was fantastic about the XPRO-1 and makes it a lot better. Whilst traveling through Tasmania I got to test a lot of the cameras functionality. Let me tell you folks just about everything that sucked on the

My mothers experience shooting with the Fuji XPro 1 in Sri Lanka

Recently my mother returned from a amazing trip shooting in Sri Lanka. There she shot with her X Pro 1 and a Variety of lenses the 18-55 2.8 the 55-200 the 14mm. I as her son and fellow photographer processed and edited her pictures in lightroom. I applied VSCO filters. I mainly utilised the Kodak

Blackrapid Metro strap with my Fuji Xpro 1

Recently I have started shooting using a Blackrapid Metro strap. I have to say until you have shot using one of these things you dont know what your missing. This model is on of the most cost effective at US$39. The strap goes across the shoulder and spreads the weight of the camera evenly across

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