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Hello, and welcome to The Photo Memoirs. My name is Don, I’m a street/documentary-style photographer with a keen interest in high-contrast, black-and-white photos. I’m currently based in Seoul, South Korea. Where I regularly explore and document my journey with my camera and GoPro. I created […]

Sunburst Photography in Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea on a sunny afternoon in December 2022. Color image. Sunburst Collection, The Photo Memoirs

Photo Journal 12.07.2022—Sunburst Photography in Jeong-dong and Seogyo-dong

Sunburst Photography—Photo Journal 12.07.2022 On a nice sunny afternoon in early December, I was exploring Jeong-dong, Jung-gu, and then skipped over to explore further in Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu. Lately, when the opportunity arose I’ve been drawn to photographing sunbursts. Sunbursts, or starbursts as they’re otherwise known, […]

I have a Million Ideas!

So, thanks for checking out this quick little journal entry. I seem to be neglecting the blog just a little bit although I have a million thoughts and ideas. I go about my daily activities and I’m also considering what I can do in regard […]

Every Photograph Should Have a Story Behind it!

As the title suggests, every photograph that you take should have some type of story behind it. Now what type of story it is that you’re telling or if others will understand the story immediately is a different thing. Of course, we don’t want to […]

Light Street in Jung Gu District, Seoul, South Korea Street Photography

Photo Journal 09.28.2022—Full Evening of Street Photography

Today was a really good day, a busy day. In the early evening, I jumped on the bus and traveled close to Namdaemun Market in Seoul. From there I walked and did street photography past Myeongdong, to Chungmuro. From Chungmuro, I walked up to Euljiro […]

October 2015—Gangnam Slight Long-Exposure

Back in October 2015, I was exploring the streets of Gangnam, right near the famous Gangnam station in the Gangnam district. I learned about long-exposure photography shortly before this particular day. I experimented with doing timelapse videos around this time as well. This evening, I […]