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My first sale on Alamy 10 years ago

Exactly 10 years ago, January 7, 2010, I got my very first sale on Alamy, the largest stock photography agency in the world along with Getty Images. It was a photo I shot to a local farmer I met along with his yak on a remote mountain path in Tibet a few years earlier. 

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My photo on National Geographic Traveller cover

A photo of mine of Borobudur has been published on the front cover of the latest National Geographic Traveller magazine. Located in the island of Java, not far from Yogyakarta, Borobudur is the world’s largest Buddhist temple. An authentic masterpiece of architecture built over 1,000 years ago from two million stone blocks in the form of a massive symmetrical stupa wrapped around a small gentle hill.

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Event photography in Valencia

Talking about event photography in Valencia, this Spanish city is more and more a remarkable destination for event photography. Every year, important local and international events are held in Valencia. Last week I was commissioned for an event photo shoot in Valencia by a British event management company.

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Restaurant with a view in Singapore

Wondering around in that melting pot of cultures that is Singapore, I ended up at Little India. I was looking for shooting some pictures of the famous and colorful Arab Street when, on the way there, I came across an interesting mosque trapped among some high rise buildings around. As the small square courtyard at the entrance offered a limited view of the mosque, I looked around for a more proper elevated view. 

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