Saturday, November 29, 2014

2 Face - Photography and Poetry. Meng Foo and Dan Snow

This book was inspired by 2Face the coffee shop at Tiong Bahru. In the day it was a traditional coffee shop serving Yong Dau Foo and noodles, but in the night it becomes western restaurant serving Pizza and some fusion dishes.

A sketch of 2 Face

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

A Beautiful Day – A Love Story

I had photographed many weddings since the Eighties, no other wedding had touched me so deeply except this very special one which I had the opportunity to participate. Each time I revisit the photographs I learned to see the beauty of life and I am more determined to live each moment to its fullest. The big picture becomes clearer and the nasty little distractions dissolve into obscurity. This beauty motivates me to retell the story in this Photographic Non-Fiction Book bestrewed with comment from the bride and her friends. 

More than 400 over pages photographs described that special day. A woman's living wish to be married in Church was fulfilled by her friends after she suffered a relapse of her incurable sickness. A beautiful and touching day that one would always remember. 

Sept 26th 2016
About a week ago, a friend bought a copy of this book and she said that she cried when looking through the book. The only thing is that the photos did not come out well in the printing, black is not black enough. I knew about the difficulties in black and white printing, it is just not economical enough to print them in the highest quality and eventually the solution is to have them printed in color and look like Monochrome. My consideration was to have the images and the words tell the story, even when the quality of the images suffer, as I prefer to have the book than have no book while waiting for the perfecting. Perhaps for me the perfection is in getting the story out at the cost that we all could afford. 

Here I had made a slight improvement by designing them in Hardcover and better quality paper. Hope I can get more copies sold. BUY HERE Hardcover!