Almost 2 years after the outbreak of Covid, I am finally planning my next travel. In this story, let me share with you my planning process for the photo shooting part of the trip.

Since the beginning of 2020, all of us have been literally grounded from traveling because of the pandemic. Almost two years later, I am finally planning for my first post-pandemic trip.

Are you interested in street photography but struggle with finding things to shoot? If so, this is the story for you.

This is one of the questions I often get from readers regarding street photography — Keith, I am interested in shooting street photos like yours, but I have no idea what to look for when I am out in the street. Believe it or not, I sometimes face the same…

This impromptu photo project was meant to reflect on one question — Do you need to travel far away to take meaningful photos? Please read on and find my answer.

I love to travel and take photos from different cities. The novelty of new places and the surprises I often encounter are what make those photo-taking experiences exciting and unique every single time. However, after visiting and taking photos from 50 plus cities around the world, all of a sudden…

Want to know how a non-native speaker and photographer commit to publishing at least once a week and reach the 5K follower milestone in 60 days? This is the story for you.

I am not a writer by trait or by training and English is not my native tongue. I still remember back in college I had to struggle a lot to come up with just a one-page essay. So how did a non-native speaker become a ‘top writer’ in four categories…

Creating consistency is an important skill that every photographer should master. In this story, I will share with you a few things I do to create consistency in my photos.

One of the things that differentiate amateur and experienced photographers is whether there is consistency in their photos. In this story, I would like to share with you what I do to create a flow of consistency in my photography works.

This is part of the mini-story series where I share details on some of the photos I’ve taken. Like my other stories, it focuses more on the creative and thought processes instead of just the technical details, because I am a firm believer that your right-brain activity is equally, if…

Are you the kind of museum-goer that loves to take photos of artworks? Or the kind that thinks artworks should only be appreciated by eyes, not camera lens? Read on and see if my take on this will get you to think differently about taking photos in museums.

When I travel to different cities around the world, visiting art museums is one of my go-to activities. Even I have been disappointed by boring cities, the museums within those cities would still spark joy and inspiration. Since the very beginning when I started to visit museums, there is a…

Photography can be a distraction that gets in the way of your travel, but if done right it can significantly enhance and complement your travel experience. Read on to see what I do to make sure it is the latter each time I am on the road.

Travel and photography usually go hand in hand. When done right, they complement each other nicely —you can not only take home memorable photos but also uncover unique details of different places that others may easily miss. However, I often see travelers taking photos in a way that making photography…

Covid has probably forced you to delay your travel plan indefinitely since last year, but what if I can transcend the limitation of space and time and take you to a completely different place right now? If you are interested, read on and experience the magic of photography!

In my recent story ‘Street Photography — Finding that Decisive Moment’, I introduced the idea that photography is like a time- and teleport-machine combined; when done right, it has the ability to transcend the limitation of space and time and bring viewers back to the scene where the action took…

It is every photographer’s dream to capture unique decisive moments in their works, but it is difficult because such moments are rare and so many things have to be put together perfectly in just a split of a second. In this story, let’s talk about how do we find and capture those decisive moments.

In Photography, especially Street Photography, the ability to find and capture decisive moments is the key to success. It is undeniably true that capturing such moments has a lot to do with luck (i.e. appearing in the right place at the right time with the right equipment, etc.), especially for…

Keith Chen

Photographer, Runner, Hiker. Top Writer of Photography, Art, Travel, Creativity, and Writing. Photos from 50+ cities globally. *New story every Monday*

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