Author Archives: cismithphotography
The rain clears and the light becomes surreal. A small visual glimpse around Downtown Yangon.
Much thanks to ARTISTRAVEL! Who interviewed me for – you guessed it- Travel and Art. Valerie Parisius, who in herself is a source of huge inspiration (check her out on TEDx), interviews traveling artists from around the world. Instant pep-to-your-step for … Continue reading
At night I know it as a dark death trap of a playground. No lights on this small city corner that I walk past on my way home, and my big feet always catching those low bars raised only two … Continue reading
One of the hardest things for me to adjust to in Burma is the horrible internet. The majority of the time I’ve been here, my Blog wont let me upload any photos. Even my Credit Card company’s website doesn’t … Continue reading
A friend introduced me to this building in downtown. Yangon is probably the most photogenic city I’ve had the pleasure of photographing.
I haven’t seen a country read as much as Myanmar. Workers, lounging adults, soldiers and even kids pour their attention into the folds of newspapers – their lunch, checkerboards, or AK-47s at their side. I ponder the reasons that this … Continue reading
(3rd week of Feb 2013) The Yangon Photo Festival is in its final stretch, and skilled photographers and journalists still roam the streets, chasing storys and photographing during the day, drinking and storytelling at night over mounds of BBQ and … Continue reading
The air charges your spirit. None of us could articulate our feeling of the air, but we all agreed there was something special about it. No words combined and refined will ever be able to replicate the experience of being … Continue reading
Yes, it’s belated, but not really. When it comes to work, I make sure to make deadlines and even try to make them ahead of time if possible. I’m a fan of the saying “If you’re not 15 mins early, you’re … Continue reading
Lantern Release, 2012. Yi Peng Festival – Mae Jo, Thailand.