Up in the Air: We Went Back Again!

2012-11-20

This year we visited the same country and city twice. Where is this city? It’s none other than Bangkok, Thailand.

Credits: uncle_jay

I’ve been to Bangkok, Thailand a couple of times before, so I know what to expect, especially at the airport. As such, it can be a challenge to photograph a location that you’ve photographed a couple of times before. But at the same time, this is where the fun begins. It makes you look at things from a fresh perspective.

Earlier this year I wrote about my last shooting opportunity in Bangkok, which was at the Bangkok International Airport, also known as Suvarnabhumi Airport. You can check out the story “here”: http://www.lomography.com/magazine/locations/2012/04/26/the-golden-triangle-saying-goodbye-to-bangkok-thailand

The last time I was there I used a Black & White film to capture the sights of the airport.

Credits: uncle_jay

But this time I chose to use a color slide film to give a different perspective. Knowing that I’m shooting with a slide film, I deliberately looked for new features and decorations that would contrast my other album.

Credits: uncle_jay

As expected, to keep things fresh and relevant, an airport decor would be changed regularly. I was lucky to see some new additions.

Credits: uncle_jay

While I did see some regular fixtures, it was good to see some new displays at the departure area.

Credits: uncle_jay

After the immigration, who could miss the iconic statue and art display, which has become a ‘must-have’ photo for many tourists.

Credits: uncle_jay

It was good that we were able to reach the airport fairly quickly again as it gave me ample time to shoot my last roll there.

Credits: uncle_jay

We didn’t meet any major traffic jams other than a getting out from out hotels driveway. So we were pleased that our journey was smooth, which was a great way to end our short but wonderful city holiday.

written by uncle_jay on 2012-11-20 #places #blue #elite #kodak #200 #escape-from-the-city #bangkok #urban-adventures #thailand #airport #location #cross-process #holiday

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