I was recently interviewed by Alan for Reality Abroad, a travel website aimed at helping travelers see a country from an insiders viewpoint. He asks questions about Taiwan and photography. The podcast can be listened to or downloaded at Images of Taiwan-Reality Abroad.
Yesterday I had the pleasure of photographing world-class Taiwanese dancer, teacher and choreographer Billy Chang (張逸軍). We had…
As promised here is the link to my new site. I will no longer be adding content to Lief in Taiwan, rather I will be updating and moving a lot of this content to my new blog — The Taiwan Photographer, come check it out!Hope you like it!
I was photographing some dancers in front of a temple and the light was falling so I moved this young dancer to a darker background so I could more easily drop the background to black. I told her to relax while I got the exposure correct and as I was going through the photos I loved her natural expression. I also like her beauty juxtaposed with the telephone poles and wires — which went to black in the correct exposure — in the background.