A (Somewhat) Comedic Conflict of Cultures above Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur. Christmas Eve. Horrendously hot. Morosely muggy. Extremely engrossing and exciting. During my time in KL*, I remember carrying a handkerchief in my pocket to serve two purposes: either to wipe the sweat from my brow, or defog my eyeglasses given all the moisture in the air. In this heavily humid atmosphere, my camera…

The City & The Music Video, Part I

By now, I hope I have established that I’m thoroughly enamored with our world’s biggest (and not so big) metropolises.  I am crazy about them.  Cities are like people.  They have personalities, attitudes, cultures, and a way of life that differs from others — just like people.  Chicago has an essence and personality that is…

Feature Photographer Interview: Rebecca Ang

Ladies and Gentlemen, I am thrilled to introduce you to the next photographer of TIA’s Feature Photographer series!  She’s Rebecca Ang, an incredibly talented and artistic photographer based in Singapore.  I initially came to know Rebecca’s work on Flickr and was so extremely enamored with her mesmerizing cityscapes of Singapore.  She is one of those…