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Auckland Art Gallery – A Journey Inward

In a nation obsessed with sports, beaches, gadgets, cuisine and binge drinking such as New Zealand – art is often overlooked and underappreciated.  There seems to be a general perception that art is an indulgence afforded only by the rich and pretentious.  Everyone I speak to locally knows about Auckland Art Gallery, for instance, but surprisingly few … Continue reading Auckland Art Gallery – A Journey Inward

Halong Bay, Vietnam

Halong Bay is one of those places I had always longed to visit, having seen plenty of photos of this famous destination. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the bay features thousands of limestone karst and isles in various shapes and sizes. I finally had to chance to travel to this area earlier this year.  The two-day cruise … Continue reading Halong Bay, Vietnam

Cold War

During my holiday in Vietnam, I had to chance to visit the Reunification Palace in Saigon. While the building itself is architectural and extravagant, with its sculptural concrete sunshade louvres, shiny floor tiles and oversized chandeliers (another post), I was most fascinated by its basement level, which contains a telecommunication centre, war room and warren of … Continue reading Cold War

Wild Poppies

I had the priviliege to work with Wild Poppies on a photoshoot for their brand new website.  Shooting beautiful flowers alone was already a great pleasure, let alone photographing these talented florists.  The passion and professionalism that Kerry and team exuded was really quite special. © 2016 Little Four Thirds  |  Ricky Lam Continue reading Wild Poppies