How to Conquer Anger

I once read that anger is like drinking poison, and hoping that the other person dies.

Cheat Sheet: Masters of Photography

We’ve all heard name-droppers at photo exhibitions, galleries, and other places. I’m going to give you a cheat-sheet of all the masters of photography you need to know:

How to Bounce Back in Life

Yesterday I fucked up, but today I’m on track Yeah / get back to the crib and blessings falling in my lap What don’t kill me makes me stronger // I always bounce back

How to Build Confidence as an Artist

Dear friend, I know there are times that we lack confidence in ourselves as photographers and artists; but how can we overcome that lack of confidence?

Dear Cindy

Dear Cindy, Imagine like I’m writing you this letter from the grave.

Composition: Figure to Ground

One of the practical tips I have about composition is to establish a strong ‘figure-to-ground.’ Pretty much that means to have a good contrast between your subject and background:

Raphael Composition Lessons

I’m currently inspired by a lot of painting, and trying to figure out how I can improve my compositions in photography from the masters of art, starting off with Raphael:

How to Live Bravely

“It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity” – Horace Life is all about courage.

Why I Photograph

Dear friend, I wanted to write you a letter on why I photograph.

Eric Kim Facts

I believe I am what I do, what I own, and how I live my life. This is a personal breakdown of me, Eric Kim:

Dear Umma

Dear umma, I want to write you this letter– thanking you for all the blessings, guidance, and love you have given in my life, and how you helped me become the man I am today:

How to Re-Invent Yourself

Dear friend, I want to share some personal thoughts on the idea of ‘reinventing yourself’ — by casting away your past self, and starting afresh:

Composition: Dutch Angle

I’ve been very interested in non-traditional compositions as of late, such as the ‘Dutch Angle’:

Take Your Street Photography to the Next Level

Take your street photography to the next level this year: Apr 29-30: Bangkok Street Photography Workshop (Hosted by Monogram Asia) Sept 13-17: Tokyo Travel Photography Experience Oct 4-5: NYC Conquer Your Fears in Street Photography Oct 7-8: NYC Discover Your Unique Voice in Photography Learn more about Workshops >

How to Be Original

Dear friend, A lot of us are trying to find our own unique voice in photography, life, and our creative pursuits.

All of Photography is a Remix

Many of us labor to be ‘original’ in our photography— but realize, everything in photography and life is a remix:

The Art of Photography

Dear friend, I want to share you practical tips, insights, and advice on how to be a more ‘artistic’ photographer.

Perfect Pearl

Dear friend, One tip I have about photography is this: strive to make each of your photos a perfect pearl.

Hanoi Diary #9: Happy Birthday Cindy

Dear friends, Today (Feb 19th) is Cindy’s Birthday! Please wish her a happy birthday by buying a bunch of stuff on our Haptic Industries Store.