My Directorial Debut on Avatar

Now that the hype is done and over with, I’m allowed to spill the beans! I’ve been working on Avatar for the past three and a half years and during that time I was lucky enough to shoot a little mockumentary based on the making of the film. The video above is just the trailer, but be sure to check out the entire 35 minutes when you crack open your Avatar Blu Ray for the Holidays!Here’s a rough bio of the piece: In early 2007 on the set of Avatar in New Zealand, Jason Chen and Kevin Dorman created a mockumentary, called “theVOLUME,” based around motion capture technology and Avatar. In “theVOLUME” we follow around a character named Devin Korman. Devin is a socially awkward and cocky person by nature but when he is thrown onto the set of Avatar he suddenly finds that he is constantly in the wrong spot at all the wrong time. “theVOLUME” follows Devin through a series of events that land him face to face with actors from Avatar such as Zoe Saldana, Joel David Moore, Stephen Lang, Matt Gerald, and James Horner’s Orchestra.Be sure to check out mywebsite too.

December 4, 2016

Adventure Photographer Swims With Millions of Jellyfish

Ever wonder what it would be like to swim with jellyfish? Travel and adventure photographer Kien Lam fulfilled this fantasy by flying across the globe to Jellyfish Lake in Micronesia. Anyone who has been stung by a jellyfish can attest—it’s not a pleasant experience. But Jellyfish Lake in Palau is filled with millions of jellyfish that have evolved in a way that makes it safe for humans to swim in the same waters.

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December 3, 2016

Adventurous Photographer Treks to Remote Buddhist Village Before It Disappears

If you’re unfamiliar with Larung Gar, it may be because the small, remote town located in a far-flung corner of China has largely stayed out of the tourism spotlight. It is, however, a cultural and historical Tibetan treasure that has been undergoing tremendous changes in the past few decades, particularly in the midst of global controversy between Tibet and China.

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