Photography

Kimchibilly Night

How awesome are these photos of the 27th Kimchibilly night? We got sent them by blogger and ace photographer Spenser Ford and thought we’d use them to give you a preview of the next Kimchibilly gig in Seoul. The 29th installment of this long-running event is happening this Saturday at Club DGBG in Hongdae. The...
Chinchagram: youth culture

Chinchagram: youth culture

It’s that time of the month again when we choose our #chinchagram competition winner. This month our favourite photograph is @cassiemulheron’s, which got reblogged on Tumblr about a trillion times. THE WINNER @cassiemulheron on Instagram RUNNERS UP @kidsfuninseoul on Twitter @clairemariea on Instagram @mattbedford on Instagram @mycombs on Instagram @melakultra on Instagram Next month’s theme...

Ink Bomb International Tattoo Convention 2012

This weekend saw the return of the Ink Bomb 2012 International Tattoo Convention to Seoul. A collection of tattooists from all over the world gathered at Platoon, including artists from Japan, America and the UK, as well as those on their home turf in Korea. Walking into Platoon, there was a series of booths where...
Chinchagram: spring

Chinchagram: spring

We had a load of entries to our first Chinchagram competition, which resulted in all of us at Chincha wrestling dramatically in a pile of soggy cherry blossoms over who should win. Which is at least in keeping with this month’s ‘spring’ theme. In the end, we chose @robgillespie’s Instagram picture, which juxtaposes the difference...

More Pictures: Loose Union Presents

We know we already posted a review and photos of the awesome Loose Union Presents launch party last weekend, but when we saw these photos of the night, taken by photographer Matthew Stroud, we had to share them with you. They’re just so good! Matthew’s just posted an entire album of photos from the night...
Chinchagram

Chinchagram

Fancy yourself a photographer? Interested in documenting the expat experience in Korea? Want to finally put that iPhone camera to better use than checking your hair and taking pictures of your own face? Well, then welcome to what can only be described as a groundbreaking moment in the history of Korean expat blogs. From today,...
Seoul's Walls and Doors

Seoul’s Walls and Doors

Every day I walk by a brick wall in my neighborhood and every day I think, “this is art”.  This art is simply someone’s terrible attempt at curb appeal for a coffee machine which mistakenly, yet perfectly matched the wall behind it. I had to photograph it so its beauty could be shared. I noticed more walls...

Why We Love Korea

This is an accumulation of photos from my time in South Korea so far. They include pictures from the streets of Suwon and Seoul, Jisan Rock Festival, Muuido Island, Namiseom Island, Hwaseong Fortress, Namsan tower, Korean food, and a shot of the baseball at sunset. Outside of the cities, which can all seem to look...