” Mystery Continues ” by tgchan ( Sony A6500 + Sony Zeiss 24mm f/1.8 )

” So, the mystery continues… I am still trying to figure out what’s so special about those blocks of flats to me. I think it comes from my childhood. See, I didn’t use to go out a lot when I was a kid. I was basically living my whole life in my beloved flat most of the time, and I really liked it. I was enjoying outside activities at my grandparents at the weekends, but that was it. Five days a week, I was sitting at my home playing games, watching telly and playing with my toys, all the time (except for when I had to go out to school, obviously; which I wasn’t really fond of…). I totally loved my childhood, by the way. Hah~!! I was just reading it over out loud and I realised that my current adult life resembles the one from my childhood almost identically… wow… It looks I haven’t moved in life at all… Anyway, I was spending my life in tight enclosed spaces most of the time, so this might be one of the reasons. The second one I have figured out is probably connected with my lone style of life. See, I don’t have many friends you know. To tell the truth, I don’t have any at the moment. I had two best friends a long time ago, but they are… out there in the world somewhere now. So I think, I really enjoy being around people, even though I don’t like 98% of them. I am leading a solitary boring life, so it makes me feel nice being in places where life just lives the normal way, you know? I am pretty sure it all adds up to itself. Childhood nostalgia, loneliness, love of being outside, taking something back as a souvenir and probably so much more… All that is the reason why I enjoy doing what I do so much, and it explains a lot why I am being so attracted to those places… I feel like I am at home, even though the real one is far far away sometimes. I feel I belong between those tall buildings (inside and on top of them too!). It’s a truly magical experience for me every time I go out there. I just wish I had someone to share those moments with… Just that one person I could take with me and get lost in time… “

Art Prints

” The Touch Of A Woman ” by tgchan ( Canon EOS 70D + Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5–5.6 IS STM )

” The Touch of a Woman… They are quite similar to cats, you know? They are both connoisseurs of comfort, but cats… well, they lack ability to create those warm and cosy places on their own. Women on the other hand, they are quite skilful with those things. A quick glance at some place, and you know there was a female presence around. It is really interesting. Women look for males who can give them security, and males look for females who can give them this special cosiness that their mother used to create for them. It all goes in circles. Why am I even surprised with this discovery… Everything in nature works like that. A big fucking wheel of correlation. All nice and tidy, items placed carefully and with a great thought. Colours are not random and everything must go with the rest of the surrounding. It gives me a headache… I like it, but I would never follow all those rules. I know how to create a super cosy place for myself, and I don’t need all this bullshit that this should suit that etc. I like it, I have it. Done. Simple as that. I wouldn’t give up something I like only because it doesn’t go well with the rest of the room or something, fuck that. Going back to the woman’s touch, I truly admire their commitment, and their sense of setting up things the way they do; most of the time anyways There is something special about it, not doubt. Even though, I don’t genuinely know exactly what it is. Must be some kind of womanly magic I guess. I have been trying to capture the beauty of my mother’s bedroom for quite a while now, but only recently, I think I have finally got it. Admire. “


” Stop Turn Or Reverse ” by tgchan ( Pentax K-5 II s + SMC Pentax-FA 77mm F1.8 Limited )

” There are moments in life when you just have to stop… The big red light lights up and yells at you STOP YOU DUMB FUCK~! you’ve had enough. Sometimes we just can’t go forward any more, no matter how bad we want it… It is so hard to do anything when everything stands in your way. I often wonder if it’s the life letting me know I should stop, resign and focus on something else, or maybe… it doesn’t want me to reach my goal, because there is a big reward at the end of the troublesome lane I have chosen… Confusion… so much of it… So what should I do? Trust my own thoughts or go against them? Are they trying to help me or pull me down…? I can see the light but I am not sure what to do with it… I do not want to turn nor reverse, but I know… that if I will wait too long… someone will bump me, and force me to go forward against my will. Am I seeing my own red light here… or is it someone else’s reflecting in my eyes? So long in one spot, so much time wasted, the inevitable is close. My mind slowly corrodes, rust away leaving another hole… I look around in search of a direction, but the gloom around me is the only thing I can see, it gets to me. I can feel its cold claws climbing on my back and slowly getting around my neck, gently squeezing… letting me know and reminding… that my life is not my own, and it belongs to darkness. So here I am, the big red light right in my face, waiting for my move… the decision I have no idea about. It feels like the road I have known so well, ended at some point a while ago. I have wandered for some time now… it is pointless looking for the way back home, it’s gone. Do I even want to go back? Could I… ? Another STOP in my life… it’s different this time. I do not know the crossroads. Turn or Reverse… ? Why the fuck am I not seeing what’s ahead of me~!? I WANT THE THE THIRD OPTION. I am tired of reversing, I’ve got enough of turns~!!! I want a straight path to happiness, do you hear me~!? … What… ? There isn’t one for me… ? Oh well… I will leave the car here then… and check what’s inside of this dark forest that’s smiling at me…. “

Photography Prints


” Roofs ” by tgchan ( Pentax K-50 + HD Pentax-DA 35mm F2.8 Limited Macro )

” Roofs… they often go unappreciated, unnoticed or being seen from the boring ground level. Climbing on a top floor is always a thrill. First, you have to get into a stairwell. Then, you will have to fight with many steps ahead of you. Very often on the way up, your nose is amused by a different smell on each storey. Finally, once you get on the top level, you might be rewarded with a nice view, that not many people have a chance to glance at. Roofs… they are special, aren’t they? I particularly like the tiled ones, they look like a reptilian skin. Funny enough, they fulfil the same function as well. Coincidence? I don’t think so. There is so much we can learn from the nature. Most, if not all of our greatest technological discoveries, are just merely small scale reflections of what the nature had done centuries ago. She is a great teacher, we are just slow to learn. “


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