Traditional Korean Street Markets in Seoul, South Korea

Traditional Street Markets in Seoul 09.01

One interesting thing that can be found all over Korea is the traditional street markets. There are huge markets that almost everyone knows of like Namdaemun, but there are also tons throughout the cities and even small towns. Some of them line the streets heading from subway stations to residential areas and apartments like little … Read more

Cheonggyecheon Stream in Seoul, South Korea by photographer Don MacDonell

Night Photography at Cheonggyecheon

I shared some photography with you in my last post, I was in the Gwanghwamun area in Seoul, South Korea. I did some photographs at the front gate of Gyeongbokgung Palace, after that, I came down to Cheonggyecheon. I’m picking up where I left off from my last post. Cheonggyecheon is a manmade stream with … Read more

Couples Silhouette in Front of Gyeongbokgung's Main Gate in Seoul, South Korea

Night Photography in Gwanghwamun

With my new camera in hand, a 50mm lens attached, and a tripod I made a short trip to Gwanghwamun for some night photography. I’ve always loved doing street photography, it’s quite common to see me doing that just about anywhere. Today, the same applies. I’m also equipped to do some long-exposure photographs. I already … Read more

Ilsan Lake Park. A young woman sits on a rock while enjoying the scenery at Ilsan Lake Park in Goyang, South Korea. Photographed by Don MacDonell

An Afternoon Stroll at Ilsan Lake Park

If you’re in the Goyang, Gyeonggi-do area and you’re looking for a calming atmosphere to relax, it’s well worth a visit to Ilsan Lake Park. Ilsan Lake Park includes a central lake with walk and bicycle paths that encircle it. Many couples, families with children, and even older ones enjoy walking around taking in the … Read more