Worldwide Photo Walk 2009 in Bangkok Chinatown

July 31, 2009

It has been almost a year since I brought myself into a photography. And it has become my main hobby nowadays. I have never ever thought that I can come this far. From a few of point and shoot cameras in 6 or 7 years ago, then the first DSLR camera, Canon 450D, in late last year and now I shoot a photograph with my second DSLR camera – Canon EOD 5D.  I have not even had an idea to join in any photography events. However, yeah… I finally did it recently.

Last two weeks, on 18 July 09, my friend (Leo) and I took part in the Scott Kelby’s 2nd Annual Worldwide Photo Walk. Briefly, the photo walk is a social photography event where photographers get together, usually in downtown areas, to walk around, take photos and generally have fun with other photographers. We joined in a group of the three groups of the Chinatown route in Bangkok this year.

My group photo, one of three teams of the China Town route

My group photo, one of three teams of the Chinatown walking route

Chinatown walking street

Chinatown walking street

Chinatown map

Chinatown map

We spent about two hours from 4-6pm. Walked along the pathway from Wat Trai-mitr to a main business road, Yaowarat Road, and meandered to many alleyways till we finished the walk at a seafood local restaurant for gathering moment and grabbed some dishes to fill up our stomach.

Well, I have to say it was the first time and probably only once time in my life that I had a chance to roaming around and taking photos in Bangkok Chinatown like this occasion. It was really fun and I will keep looking forward to the next year event.

Here… they are some photos from my own viewfinder.

A vespa

A vespa

A worker at back door

A worker at back door

A motorbike in alley

A motorbike in alley

A thirsty cat

A thirsty cat

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