Thai Military Lottery

Thai Military Lottery

Once a year Thailand holds a Thai Military Draft Lottery in each of the provinces. If you’re above the age of 21 and male by gender, military service in Thailand becomes unavoidable. A Thai can volunteer for service on lottery day, or wait and see if the quota for their province has been met. If the quota has not been reached, there is an actual lottery.

The Streets of Bangkok

The Streets of Bangkok

If you walk the streets of Bangkok, anytime of day or night you will find an endless supply of subjects to photograph. It is a huge city, yet has some of the friendliest people you will find anywhere. There are bars and coffee shops with open air seating everywhere, ideal for siting and people watching or shooting ….

Khlong Toei, Another Side of Bangkok

Khlong Toei, Another Side of Bangkok

I have always had an affinity for the poor, those that have to make do, those that were in the wrong line when silver spoons were being handed out…. Some of the reasons I’m attracted to the less than well off, is because in poverty I have found beauty in the human spirit, a sense of community and a richness of spirit that money cannot buy.