Monthly Archives: March 2010

egg waffles: hong kong-style

continuing on this food theme for this week, i’ll share a small but happy food experience during our trip to hong kong.  we were just walking along the streets when we stumbled across this hole-in-the-wall food stand, selling egg puffs.  egg puffs (or egg cakes) are basically a hong kong version of waffles that break […]

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mondays at the market | jiaxing china photographer

as we gradually settle into some sort of routine here, mondays have become my day to go to the local market.  when it comes to buying groceries, you can go to the supermarkets or you can go to the traditional markets.  the supermarkets are equivalent to what we’re used to in the US – indoors, […]

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bundle of happiness | jiaxing china kids photographer

these images reflect just a few things that make me happy: – getting all bundled up in cold weather (there’s just too many cute scarves and hats) – photographing kids and their uninhibited joy – good friends who visit and bring warmth to our home what is bringing you happiness today?

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lantern festival festivities | jiaxing china photographer

this past Sunday was the Lantern Festival (元宵节 Yuánxiāojié), officially ending the 15 day celebration of the Lunar New Year. three major traditions around here include hanging lanterns, eating tangyuan (汤圆), and setting off firecrackers.  i managed to capture 2 of those 3. for weeks, the city and neighborhoods have been adorned with red lanterns […]

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chinese new year, hong kong style

continuing on about my adventure to the HK flower market over the Chinese New Year.  as i said in my last post, it was not your average flower market. we arrived to find out it was actually a New Year FAIR.  the guys seemed much more relieved and excited once they saw that we were […]

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