This online shoebox contains random pictures, notes, whatever. I've been a professional writer-photographer for so many years now. It's a damn good excuse to carry a camera around.

Posted By Lester V Ledesma

The last few days of the Taoist Hungry Ghosts month saw this Teochew opera troupe waiting for its last curtain call of the season:

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And then there was the burning of hell money everywhere. At Newton Circus, a massive paper effigy of the Tai Soo Yah - the hell god - was sent off to the netherworld in spectacular fashion.

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Thus ended this year's Hungry Ghosts Festival.


 
Posted By Lester V Ledesma

Time to offer food and money yet again to this month's hungry ghosts!

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Posted By Lester V Ledesma

Saigon's ancient temples are literally a step back in time. They are some of the last few pockets of peace in the city :)

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Posted By Lester V Ledesma

Yet another shoot that ends with me smelling of Chinese incense. It's the week of The Nine Emperor Gods Festival - more incense and more late nights to come!

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For more info on the 9EG Festival, check out my article on this month's Smile Magazine...

 


 
Posted By Lester V Ledesma

That was Carnarvon Lane, Georgetown on the night of the 23rd, as the island of Penang celebrated the last two nights of the Chinese ghost month:

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