November 2009

Compressing space

11.28.2009 by Mark Forman
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I've mentioned this before (I think) that one of the things I love about Taiwan is how compact it is. I can transport between city and country urban and rural in just minutes (and that is on foot). Often during my morning photo walks I'm moving between both of these spaces. Maybe that is why […]


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Ghost Town-3rd Trading Village

11.25.2009 by Mark Forman
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I was coming back from TungHai University recently with my son and we veered off of crowded main road for a short cut. Little did I know we'd encounter a photographic treasure trove, especially for someone like me that loves grungy urban decay-type subjects. I made a mental note to come back to this Third Trading […]


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Obi-H1N1 Kenobi

11.22.2009 by Mark Forman
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Firesky my oh my-nuff said. Under the Pomelo-Pomelo is a fruit that is popular in the autumn in Taiwan. It is like a jumbo grapefruit but not as juicy. I just liked the serenity of this image and the color palette. Hi Officer-keep us safe, keep us sound, keep us away from where H1Ni1 can be found... Crowding-so […]


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I need a transport Scotty!

11.19.2009 by Mark Forman
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Face Washing-Wu Dang Dao say's: The form of tiger In Chinese traditional culture, the tiger was the symbol of power and unruliness. In the five elements, the tiger belongs to soil. Practicing the regimen often can cultivate the spleen and stomach, strengthen the bones and muscles. 1.Starting position 2. Guarding the breath into the pubic region […]


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New views and an interview

11.16.2009 by Mark Forman
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Flickroom Interview with Ashu Mittal 1) How long has Flickroom been in the making? Flickroom has been in active development for almost an year now. Flickroom’s first public beta was released on July 05, 2009 and there have been 6 updates released thus far.  The team has continuously been trying to improve the user experience […]


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Marketing Strategies 101

11.13.2009 by Mark Forman
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Undie Wares-get your exercise at the park then shop til you drop with breakfast,meat and veggies for dinner and of course the best and cheapest in lingerie! practicality and convenience with a vengeance! Feeling those peppers-how can you not. Nothing better than fruit and vegetables that are beautiful as well as nutritious and delicious. Face Washing-wax on, […]


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Wall Tattoo by 4 CRU

11.10.2009 by Mark Forman
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Vivid-A world where smile man wears his hat while the octopus worries about good deals on shoes... Tribal-Looks like the Mayans made it to Taiwan via some spray cans. Gangsta-that from some nasty kind of insect bite? Bear-hanging tight with the mummy Dabu-that buck-toothed bunny-hatted baby gonna giggle until doomsday comes. Cissy Strut-The Meters


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Father shoots son…with camera

11.08.2009 by Mark Forman
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Well I admit it! Mea Culpa on the tabloid-style title of this post. I recently did a shoot with my son Kevin at Taichung's Art Street (Guoji St.) near DongHai University. We both like this area for laid back people watching and shopping. I've used this area as background previously on shoot for Moshang and […]


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Let’s go crazy!

11.05.2009 by Mark Forman
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I mentioned last time how when I visited Chung Hsing University they were in the middle of their intra-school cheer leading competition. Here are some more shots of that. It was quite fun to be in the midst of with camera in hand. Here is the complete set you can view as a slide show. The Beach […]


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College Daze…

11.03.2009 by Mark Forman
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The other day I asked a friend about the photogenic qualities of the ChungHsing University campus on the south side of Taichung. He said it ws quite good, mentioning they had a small lake (a pond really) and that it was large and layed out nicely. So I was motivated to see it and shoot some […]


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