Talking Hands

Sometimes a person says something to us and we find it hard to believe them. Then another person says nothing at all, yet it’s as if we can trust them with our darkest secrets. Body language is a powerful way of conveying messages. Our intuition responds to it a great deal more than to the spoken word. The hands are particularly expressive when it comes to non-verbal communication, hence, this is my humble attempt try to capture some of the non-spoken words artistically.

This series is a side product of me creating one self-portrait a day for a year in 2011. All self-portraits can be seen, here.

For the entire Flickr Set, please visit here.

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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