Here’s another video of old downtown Daejeon, shot during the hottest summer on record. An LED neon roof is being constructed down the main shopping drag, so walkways were even more congested than usual. Be sure to watch in HD! Free background music from JewelBeat.com “Taso’s Hasapiko” by Raya Brass Band
Every weekend during the summer, old downtown hosts an outdoor music festival. The shots are all handheld, as you can see in a few frames where I start to get tremors!
Not one to be intimidated by the scorching heat or scowls from passersby, I’ve been revisiting my favorite haunts in old downtown to seize as much as I can of Korea before heading for Vietnam next month. Be sure to watch in HD! Free background music from JewelBeat.com
Eunhaeng-Dong is Daejeon’s old downtown. This video was mostly shot in the early and late evening with the lens at telephoto (around 350mm-400mm). Be sure to watch in HD! Free background music from JewelBeat.com
Ever since my first trip to Vietnam, I’d been thinking of doing some type of community service. So when Joseph Chon, the director of the SolGeo Dormitory, asked if I’d like to lead a group of student volunteers at the Daejeon orphanage, I jumped at the opportunity. Free background music from JewelBeat.com
On Friday afternoon, SolBridge International School of Business celebrated its annual culture day. Naturally, your intrepid local correspondent was there to capture all the ruckus and excitement. Students wore traditional clothes, performed on stage and invited attendees to sample their local cuisine. In the clip below, you can see some of the colorful outfits worn by… Read More
When I moved to Korea five years ago, I was impressed not only with how convenient everything was, I was also struck by how inexpensive everything – from food to transportation to medical expenses and the postal service were. What I didn’t realize at the time was that the cost of living in Busan is… Read More
A few months and over a thousand shots later, I can say that the Panasonic TM900 is not only one of the most satisfactory electronics purchases I’ve ever made, it also appears to be virtually incapable of taking a single unusable shot. As I said in a previous post, in the main menu under picture… Read More