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Color Grading Japanese-Style

COLOR GRADING JAPANESE-STYLE

I Am Not A "Virus"

I AM NOT A "VIRUS"

These photographs were made during the AAPI Rally Against Hate in NYC's Columbus Park. March 21, 2021. The protestors demanded justice...

 
 
 
Emile Bocian's Chinatown

EMILE BOCIAN'S CHINATOWN

Photo © Emile Bocian | Courtesy of The Museum of Chinese in America . The Museum of Chinese in America and The Center for Jewish History...

Best of 2020

BEST OF 2020

With international travel at a standstill for most of 2020 due to the pandemic, it's the first time that my "Best Of The Year" do not...

 
 
 

THE GLORIOUS PAIN | HÁT TUỒNG

Here is an interesting cultural -and possibly - less known art form which still exists in Vietnam, albeit on its last legs. Hát Tuồng...

LOOKING FOR MEI WU

As per my earlier blog post, I had arranged with Lise Liu to wear a qi pao/cheongsam to take on the role of an imaginary woman looking...

 
 
 
The Spirit Medium And The Model

THE SPIRIT MEDIUM AND THE MODEL

Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved It's been 4 years -almost to the day- when I was traveling to Hanoi on my Hau Dong: Spirit...

Color Grading With ON1

COLOR GRADING WITH ON1

Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved Over the past few months, I've steadily become a fan of ON1, the image editor that combines...

 
 
 
Sung Kwan Ma | Hanoi Portraits

SUNG KWAN MA | HANOI PORTRAITS

Photo © Sung Kwan Ma | All Rights Reserved It's always a genuine pleasure to view the work of a photographer who shares many of one's...

A Photo Session in NYC's Chinatown

A PHOTO SESSION IN NYC'S CHINATOWN

Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved After the long 'drought' brought about by COVID-19 which essentially grounded me since...

 
 
 
POV: NYC's Chinatown As The Antidote

POV: NYC'S CHINATOWN AS THE ANTIDOTE

Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | Click for larger view | GFX50R 16:9 aspect ratio I've been asked a few times as to why I seem to favor Manhattan's...

In Praise of the Qi Pao/Cheongsam

IN PRAISE OF THE QI PAO/CHEONGSAM

Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | Shanghai I fault Maggie Cheung in Wong Kar-Wai's magnificent "In The Mood For Love" movie for my qi pao/cheongsam...

 
 
 

THE 65:24 ASPECT RATIO | STREET PHOTOGRAPHY

Chinatown 65:24 by Tewfic El-Sawy on Exposure I recently decided to experiment with the 65:24 aspect ratio option in my GFX50R. As...

The Qi Pao, Pill Box Hats & Shanghai Fashion 1930s

THE QI PAO, PILL BOX HATS & SHANGHAI FASHION 1930S

Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved One of my photographic interests is visual stories "photo-films" that endeavor to recreate...

 
 
 
GFX50R Firmware | New Film Simulations

GFX50R FIRMWARE | NEW FILM SIMULATIONS

Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved I was glad to learn of Fujifilm's upgrade firmware for both the GFX50R and the GFX50S...

My Work:  Expecting Godot?

MY WORK: EXPECTING GODOT?

Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved My favorite neighborhood for street photography is -and has always been- Manhattan's Chinatown...

 
 
 
The Plywood Art of SoHo

THE PLYWOOD ART OF SOHO

I headed to SoHo a few Sundays ago to photograph the artwork on some of the plywood boards erected to protect SoHo's luxury stores...

Flower Photography | Still Lifes

FLOWER PHOTOGRAPHY | STILL LIFES

Taking a breather (a metaphor for not having to wear a face mask) from New York City to Long Island for a few days, and having the...

 
 
 

STOLEN LIVES | PHOTO FILM

Here's a "photo-film" of the two protest marches I joined which occurred in Washington Square Park; the locally-beloved, world-famous...

POV: The Gothamist And The Lack of Civility

POV: THE GOTHAMIST AND THE LACK OF CIVILITY

This tale of incivility will not appear to be unusual to many of the freelancers who submit their work to publications in the hope...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Plant Wrapper Activity

Revisit your childhood gum-wrapper-folding skills to add a crowning touch to a flowerpot. Read more ...

Learn To Skate This Summer

After a year spent largely indoors, adults are regaining a sense of balance on roller skates, bikes and skateboards. Read more ...

Mint Drink Recipes

Mint is a wonderful flavor to enrich warm-weather coolers. Read more ...

Things To Do At Home

This week, discover the cultural and societal impact of sneakers, practice your math skills or explore what a net zero climate might look like. Read more ...

4371 lie in

4371 lie in

Still life, acrylic, 6" x 6" $100 Read more ...

The Elms of Academe: 1911

The Elms of Academe: 1911

Circa 1911. "The College Green - Burlington, Vermont." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size. Read more ...

Orchard In Spring 18" x 24" Oil / Canvas

Orchard In Spring 18" x 24" Oil / Canvas

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Seaview Escape House / Coates Design: Architecture + Interiors | Seattle...

Seaview Escape House / Coates Design: Architecture + Interiors | Seattle Architects

Architecture + Interiors | Seattle Architects Location: Bainbridge Island, WA, United States Project Year: 2015 Photographs: Lara Swimmer Area: 2800.0 ft2 Read more ...

“Friends in Taos” by Oklahoma Artist Nancy Junkin

“Friends in Taos” by Oklahoma Artist Nancy Junkin

19"x23" Acrylic on Canvas/Framed-Available Read more ...

Karmen 2, Guillem March

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