Thursday, December 30, 2010

     

2010.

*Woot! I have 40 drafts sitting around because sometime at the end of 2010 I'd clearly grown to hate posting things I've written for this blog. But since I'm now gonna my 2012 recap, figured I might as well post the 2010 one as well. :D  -12/31/12



January

- Went for hatsumode at Meiji Jingu and watched sunrise at Odaiba with Sawaka, Chris and Brandon. It was the most wonderful new year I'd ever had. Ever.
- Zaobao Now frontpage
- Photographed the "Be Empowered" campaign for Canon Singapore

The crowd for hatsumode at Meiji Jingu
Canon campaign up at the Isetan/Tangs underpass

February

- Visited Blizzard's HQ in Irvine, I was so completely taken by the Diablo III concepts I was later invited back for a playtest
- Held a meetup in Los Angele

Blizzard visit
L.A. meetup at the Griffith Observatory

March

- Gave a talk to an audience of 400 at Raffles Hotel's Jubilee Hall for Canon
- Shot the covers for Random House's Flappers series by Jillian Larkin in London

Canon's seminar at Raffles Hotel with Wong Maye-e
Behind the scenes from Flappers cover shoot in London, photographed by Irene Yap

April

- Solo street exhibition along Orchard Road in conjunction with Fashion Seasons @ Orchard (no photos cuz I was in L.A., but I was told it was quite an epic thing)
- Toured Pixar HQ, they have chocolate festivals wtf?! Do want

May

- Received the most hilarious birthday card from Jeff Simpson
- Held my 2nd solo gallery show, "Angel Dreams", at Japan Creative Centre, debut of my personal collaboration with Sugizo

Birthday card from jeffsimpsonkh depicting our first encounter


Angel Dreams exhibition

Sugizo, Ashinoko Lake, Japan, Dec 2009



June

- Shot for MontBlanc (Singapore & Indonesia)
- Shot promo images for Sugizo in L.A.



MontBlanc
Sugizo

July

- Showed in Harper's Bazaar's exhibition Spectacular Sights at ION Singapore 
- Attended San Diego Comic Con, met Hagio Moto and experienced a fangirl moment for the first time in my life

Honey Trap from Where the Wild Things Are editorial at the Harper's Bazaar Spectacular Sights exhibition
Hagio Moto's autograph in my copy of A Drunken Dream and Other Stories. I also got a drawing!

August

- Covered deviantART's 10th Birthday Bash in L.A. with tobiee and received a drawing of a bishie with flowers from yuumei!
- Picked up cooking
- Collaborated with Mother of London (Before the Tide Comes)

deviantART's 10th Birthday Bash at House of Blues in L.A.
When I posted this on FB everyone thought I worked at a factory
September

- Featured in Elle Singapore for Elle 10 - The Next Big Thing
- Images of Sugizo published in Fool's Mate
- Shot with Daniel Landroche


Featured in Elle 10 - The Next Big Thing
Daniel Landroche

October

- Fashion Gone Rogue exclusive - Before the Tide Comes
- Art directed and shot 1000 Roses for SingaporeBrides
- Shot Swept Away for Elle Singapore with fashion editor Daphne Chen
- Judged two episodes in The Big Shot (Ch 5, Singapore)
- Picked up StarCraft I
- Moved to Los Angeles


Fashion Gone Rogue Exclusive: Before the Tide Comes
SingaporeBrides: 1000 Roses
Elle Singapore: Swept Away


November

- Car crash in L.A.
- Spoke at LCAD
- Toured DreamWorks HQ (good food!)


December

- Shot Spring/Summer '11 campaign for Max.Tan
- Attended Justin Sweet's workshop
- Visited Blizzard again for Diablo 3 playtest!
- First cover for Flappers Series published
- First visit to Toronto
- Photograph of Sugizo published for his promo in Luna Sea's concert pamphlet!
- Commissioned to photograph Luna Sea's concert at Tokyo Dome for Christmas, contributed to Luna Sea's new song title "Days of Repetition" while backstage (most epically random thing)


First of the Flappers series covers

Photographed Luna Sea Reboot @ Tokyo Dome, experience of a lifetime

Notable shoots:

- Personal: Sugizo, Alli Cripe (Porcelain, Alli), Denise w/ Mother of London (Before the Tide Comes), Daniel Landroche, Yuki Matsumura, Mega, Irene Lambers & Leza G
- Ads/Campaigns: Canon, Random House, MontBlanc
- Editorials: Harper's Bazaar Singapore x3, Elle Singapore, Fashion Gone Rogue, Fool's Mate, SingaporeBrides.com


...and this is where my draft ended. Not much afterthoughts and what not and I wouldn't know now for sure. So I'll leave it here. Thank you for reading. :D

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