The South : Photography Exhibition by K. CHAE

This is very late post about my exhibition a few months ago in Seoul, South Korea. This blog is mostly geared towards those outside of Korea, so I didn’t think to promote it here. But I figure it’d be nice to let you guys know what I’ve done with all those photographs I’ve taken from…

On The Streets Of Bogota, Colombia

What’s new? Another country in South America that I was warned about. People told me stories. How unsafe the country was. But one city in particular seemed to ring alarms more than others- the capital of Colombia- Bogota.   I was already into my 4th month in the continent. So I felt I was battle…

Penguins Of The Antarctica

It was the penguins. Penguins were the reason why I decided to go to the antarctica. I did see some penguins in South Africa, and also in Galapagos. But to me they weren’t ‘real’ penguins. I wanted to photograph the penguins who live in very southern parts of the world. I wanted to see the…

South Georgia with X1D

Traveling the Antarctic region is a dream to many. I was photographing South America, and it was to be my only time in the continent. I spent fortune just to come and photograph the region, and unless the works I’ve done there makes me filthy rich, chances were slim that I was going to come…

From Ipanema Beach, with Leica M10

There are famous beaches all around the world. And yet, the name Ipanema rises above and beyond most of those names. It is here where a lot of famed photographers took iconic images. When people think about seductive nature of the party city that is Rio de Janeiro, Ipanema is the name they will associate…

People of Bolivia

What to make of Bolivia? Bolivia is a country almost everybody go to, when they travel South America. It is because it’s right next to two of must-see destinations in usual South American travel- Peru and northern tip of Chile. It is also because itself holds one of the most unique touristic attraction in the…

Galapagos : Shooting Wildlife With Hasselblad X1D

I spent two weeks in Galapagos Islands, touring around many different islands on three different yachts. This also was a chance for me to try out X1D to photograph wildlife. I had Canon 7D mk2 with 100-400mm lens, which turned out to be a main camera in this particular setting. Because well when it comes…