Shit! 2018 is only hours away . . .
Okay . . . let’s try this blogging thing again.
Three months ago, I wrote the first installment of an ode to the camera that has become a game changer to my photography—the Fuji X100. I have hesitated writing this concluding installment because… Continue reading
Five years ago this week, I embarked on a great adventure that to this day stands as the best decision I made for myself. It was an adventure that started out with a primary… Continue reading
Fencing can be a difficult subject matter to photograph. There are the obvious technical challenges that are present in sports photography in general: capturing fast action at the critical decisive moments, poor lighting, having… Continue reading
After a five month hiatus, I finally returned to the fencing scene this weekend photographing the two-day Remenyik Regional Open Circuit tournament at Northwestern University. Although the new fencing season began months ago,… Continue reading
Throughout the past few years, upon introducing myself as a photographer it was rather common for people to assume that I was, by virtue, a wedding photographer. Awkwardness often ensued after I would… Continue reading
I am glad to say that normal programing is resuming here at K. Dao Photography. My hiatus from the blogsphere has been due in part to a visit from family earlier in the… Continue reading
I wish I had more time and resources to travel. To explore the unfamiliar is a tenet of human existence. Through exploration, an individual transcends from a previous level of thought, knowledge, and experience to… Continue reading
In a few hours, I will once again be on the road traveling out of Illinois. Mercifully, not Ohio but rather Michigan. Traveling with me will be a contingent of my fencing buddies. … Continue reading
One cold night a few weeks ago, a friend perplexedly asked me why I would walk around in single-digital temperatures to photograph people on the streets of Chicago. Without hesitation, I answered her,… Continue reading
In the past few days, I have been spending more of my photographic time editing images on Aperture than roaming around with a lens. This is mostly due to the fact that I… Continue reading