Photography has been with us for a while. The first surviving mention of the principles behind the pinhole camera, a precursor to the camera obscura, belongs to Mo-Ti (470 BC to 390 BC), a Chinese philosopher and the founder of Mohism. Mo-Ti referred to this camera as a "collecting plate" or "locked treasure room".
...And I’m all about easy when it comes to equipment. That leaves my brain free to concentrate on composition and capturing the moment... I’m like a starving cheetah on the prowl when I walk the street.
King Bhumibol Adulyadej is the worlds longest reining monarch, and the love his people have for him is well founded. He has spent his life working for the Thai people trying to make life better for them and Thailand a better place. His reign has seen dozens of prime ministers come and go.
I had a chance to visit a rather unique attraction in Bangkok, the Ancient City Samut Prakan, once named Ancient Siam. The Park/Museum is 320 acres and has a shape like the map of Thailand.
A journey of a thousand milesbegins with a single thought
Lee has been professional photographer since 1980. Lee’s recent adventures started early in 2006 when he traveled to the Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific and spent 3 years documenting the lives of the people living on the small Atolls. His quest to document cultures of the region, led him on several treks to Bali and then to on to document the pristine culture and people of The Islands of Yap. Lee Traveled to Iraq with the USF-I PAO in 2008 and spent 3 years as the command photographer. His images graced front pages nationally and internationally. Lee makes his home in Nakhon Nayok Thailand where he lives with his beautiful wife and daughter.
I’m pleased and honored to announce that the 7th annual Black and White Spider Awards chose to honor me in this years contest. I received this e-mail from the committee:
CONGRATULATIONS on being a Nominee at the 7th Annual Black & White Spider Awards. 8,223 entries were received from 72 countries and your work received a high percentage of votes overall. Certainly an achievement, well done!
Thank you Spider Awards. The announcement can be see here: 7th Annual Black & White Spider Awards