Posts tagged "Photography"
Chinchagram: looking up

Chinchagram: looking up

Another month has passed and another round of amazing #chinchagram photos have been enjoyed. November got cold in a hurry, but that didn’t stop everyone from taking their mittens off long enough to snap a shot for the November “looking up” themed Chinchagram photo contest in Instagram. There were tons of excellent submissions, but this...
Events in Seoul This Week: 29/NOVEMBER/2012

Events in Seoul This Week: 29/NOVEMBER/2012

This weekend in Seoul is looking crazy. There are far too many cool events on to write about very single one, so keep coming back to check the comment box at the bottom for random happenings we’ll be adding throughout the weekend. This week on Chincha we’ve been commiserating over the cold weather by drinking...
Winter. Korean Style

Winter. Korean Style

The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting colder. I hate to say it, but Korean winter is here. Here are some snaps from last year, from the times I just about managed to leave my apartment. Whenever I ask my students what weather is typical of the winter season, they all shout...
First Impressions

First Impressions

Though I would hate to say that first impressions are everything, I will say that they are usually good indicators of where our interests most genuinely lie. It was for this reason that as I looked back over the photos I had taken since first stepping off of the plane in Korea a few months...
In Pictures: People and Places

In Pictures: People and Places

After one year as a waygook living in South Korea, Matthew Leavesley has created this photo essay for Chincha, giving a glimpse into the past 365 days of his life. Anyone who has visited Gyeongbuk Palace in the heart of Seoul will be aware of how loud this drum can get. Keeping within tradition is...
A Shot of Soju With: Photographer Brent Sheffield

A Shot of Soju With: Photographer Brent Sheffield

If there’s a much-buzzed about event going down in the ROK, Brent Sheffield and his digital partner-in-crime are probably not too far away. It was only about seven months ago that Kimchibytes entered into Korea’s blogosphere. Brent exposes us to bright hues, deep contrast, and sharp images, straying away from Instagram-looking photos that he feels...
Korea in Infrared

Korea in Infrared

Scroll over each image to discover where in Korea it was taken. When looking at an infrared photo, one is literally looking at the world in a different light. Essentially, infrared film can capture what we cannot see: light from the infrared spectrum. The human eye is unable to detect any light beyond the visible...
Chinchagram: autumn/ fall

Chinchagram: autumn/ fall

Korean Octobers are absolutely gorgeous. The brightly colored leaves and the crisp, clean fall air give everybody one more chance to play outside before the winter hibernation. And of course, October means Halloween fun! This month’s Chinchagram contest theme was Fall/Autumn. As always, we received lots and lots of great submissions but this winning picture...