Shooting with passion

Shooting with passion

This is Pulitzer prize-winning photographer Hung Cong's (Nick Ut) photo from the Napalm attack on June 8th 1972 in Trang Bang, South Vietnam. I have seen this photo during my school days reading about world history, through my teenage years when curiosity took the better of me.

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The dark matters

The dark matters

The ancient Chinese got their ink from  smoky oil lamps, brushing away deposited soot and mixing it into a paste that hardened into "stones".  This black was pure, indelible and did not fade, and they fell in love with it.  They used it not only for writing  but for painting, which they saw as just another way to express their thoughts....

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