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Photography is a hobby of mine since I was in highschool, as well as gardening, cooking and reading. I am a self taught photographer who enjoy nature, macro, botany and recently food photography. I am fortunate to live in Oregon where nature’s beauty abound and this reflect in my work. Hope you appreciate my eclectic images. Do come by again and thank you for looking at my portfolio.

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  • Joined: March 2009

Journal

The church ( halloween story)

Halloween night is the best time to tell ghostly story to anyone who dare to listen. A cup of hot cider around crackling wood fire make this night memorable. / Feeling the need to have a short walk, I said to grandma I am going to visit the ruins of a church. You are going there she asked. Yes, I answered, just to look around. She started to mentioned it was haunted. Oh grandma do you believe su…
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Deities and Chinese fortune sticks

It might not be easy to find Chinese temples in a city such as Paris as it is usually hidden away and only known within the Chinese community. Such is the one found in Champigny sur Marne, just a few kilometres from Paris. Founded by the Vietnamese Chinese community, Chua Quan Am, known as the temple of thousand Buddhas is also dedicated to Guanyin, the Bodhisattva of mercy and compassion. Guanyi…
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Indonesia at a glance

Arched gracefully between two continents of Asia and Australia is a vast archipelago of 17,000 islands with the musical name of “Nusantara” better known as Indonesia. The islands were blessed with spectacular natural beauty, including majestic volcanoes falling steeply to crystal clear highlands, lakes forested gorges, rocky highlands and golden beaches. / Indonesia was discovered by Portuguese …
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Rhodes…..Crusader Castles and Ottoman Splendor

They were the Knights Crusaders who lead the Holy wars in the Middle Ages. Among them were the legendary Knights Templars and the Knights Hospitallers. These Christians soldiers recognizable through their long coats with a cross were powerful groups backed by the highest level of society, economically prosperous and politically influential. After the fall of Jerusalem into the hands of the first …
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