Dial Tone

Whew, so weddings take a lot of time out of regularly scheduled programming eh? Time has been flying by here in Seoul and I am packing up the last couple of things and getting ready to head down south with YoungDoo to Bali for ten days. This time, however, the trip is purely recreational so I hope to have a camera around all the way through. From what I have seen it’s been raining a bit recently down there so hopefully it’s not going to be too unbearably hot or muggy. I have been shooting where I can the past few weeks and will resume regular posting as soon as I can manage. I will try to post some new desktops while down there, time and internet access willing.

For the time being I managed to get this image together for you guys, nothing too special but I thought it was nice. The late afternoon light called me into the phone booth for it and I figured it would be a nice shot to share. Hopefully the fairly liberal post work doesn’t bother you too much. I tried not to get too carried away with it but it’s all in good fun anyhow. At any rate, the next time you hear from me I will hopefully be happily nestled into my room in Bali. Maybe I can get that post about the new 5D up, it’s all but done, just a paragraph and a conclusion away from posting. Just can’t find the time to finish refining it a bit. Till then, enjoy the new image and I will see you again soon.


  1. Jacob Penderworth - April 5, 2012 at 2:57 pm

    Great image with fun focus.

  2. Carsten - April 5, 2012 at 4:10 pm

    For some reason, the download link never shows up in Google Reader. Nice photo/wallpaper, though :)

  3. john - April 5, 2012 at 4:43 pm

    Sorry about the link not being in the RSS feed. It’s a symptom of using a custom field in wordpress. I have it in my list of future possible improvements to the site but for now hope you don’t mind the extra click too much!

  4. Carsten - April 5, 2012 at 4:54 pm

    Ah, OK. It’s no trouble. Your site is worth that extra click ;)

  5. arno - April 6, 2012 at 7:39 pm

    as always a great picture!

    This is really weird…I’m following your blog since nearly 3 years now. And your pictures have been around me almost daily as a wallpaper on several computers.
    But I totally forgot about the fact that you are living in Seoul…I just recently moved here!
    Now it makes total sense…the photo of the love-locks at Namsan and the ‘older’ pictures from the temples or is it the city wall? And the Makgolli-Bottles infront of a nice urban Bokeh…

    Love your work!

  6. Kyle - April 7, 2012 at 10:34 am

    Fantastic shot John. Can exactly see why the light drew you.
    A moth to a flame comes to mind :)

  7. sunhead - April 9, 2012 at 6:10 pm

    i like the phone- it will remind me to reach out and call my people. yay :) and also yay for cuteness on your site! keep it up and you’ll get even MORE fans :):)

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