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Bits of Bangkok: Pak Khlong Talat

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bangkok / Contax Tvs / Kodak UltraMax 400 / photowalk

Bits of Bangkok, shot with a Contax Tvs compact camera: I took these photos while wandering through Wang Burapha, one of my favorite neighborhoods in Bangkok. The area is home to a handful of markets, including Pak Khlong Talat, Bangkok’s largest wholesale flower and vegetable market. The traders supply produce to family restaurants like Thai Heng Lee. My Thai friend Yok likes to point out white tourists and say falang! – as if she hadn’t lived in predominantly white communities in the […]

Day Off

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bangkok / Color / Contax Tvs / Film / Kodak UltraMax 400

Bits of an ordinary lazy day in Bangkok, shot on a borrowed Contax Tvs: Things one might do on one’s day off: Drink Bulletproof coffee. Get a head shave at the neighborhood barbershop. Catch up on esoteric reading at a favorite coffeeshop. Snooze with a knee in the sun…until the sun begins its descent. Some scattered notes on the Contax Tvs The Contax Tvs is currently the only film compact in my possession (discounting a leaky Olympus Trip […]

Thai Heng Lee, Part 1

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bangkok / Canon T70 / food + coffee / Kodak Portra 400 / triple d minilab

Hello from Bangkok. I’ve got the sun shining on my feet, free-range pork bones simmering on the stove, and Thai karaoke blaring through the window – free listening for all of Saphan Khwai! Here’s a snippet: As for the photos, they’re of Thai Heng Lee (ไท้เฮงหลี), an eatery in the old city that’s run by the family of my friend Yok. I took them a year ago, shortly after Yok moved back to Bangkok from the States. More about Thai Heng Lee another […]